Doing a 3 point turn against a curb and miscalculated by a hair.. Anyone know where I can get a new wheel cheap? I have seen used, replica and what appear to be repaired wheels but no deals on new ones. Would prefer new oem so that I know it's safe and straight.
I have 4 that look like this! Rotating might help the tires but it didn't help the rims. I searched and gave up. Not going to pay upwards of $200 to have 5+ like this. I found an alternative though.....Just don't stop. You can't see it when the wheels are moving!
2007 Expedition EL Limited
2002 Explorer XLT
2002 Mustang GT
I did that to one of mine. I only hit the cover though and the wheels itself was untouched. I got a small section of 2x4 and beat it the bent portion of cover back into shape. The chrome is still cracked a bit in the area, but you have to look hard to notice it now.
I had three wheels that looked like the OP's. The cost of replacing the factory wheels made it easy to talk the wife into the aftermarket wheels I wanted. Used ones that are scuffed up look like they are going for about $300 and up on Ebay. I did see some new take offs (less than 10 miles) with a buy it now of $485 plus $40 shipping. Too much (IMO) for factory wheels.
Last edited by bswanzek; 08-30-2011 at 02:45 PM.
Reason: added my picture
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.