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Say No To Cracks With Wheel Welding

If your wheel is hit hard enough, it will crack. It depends on the strength of the alloy, the design of the wheel and the profile of the tire. If your car comes across a deep pothole or a raised manhole cover, it will certainly develop cracks.

Cracks Aren’t Good

Cracks in your rim are no good, and they can prove to be very dangerous. They can let the air out of the tire without any warning. Sometimes the crack of the wheel is so small that they are covered and aren’t easily seen. Even if these cracks aren’t posing an immediate problem, they can quickly spiral into a bigger problem.

The reason is, once a crack is there it doesn’t require another very hard hit to widen it. If the crack widens and the rim splits, then you may lose the entire wheel of the car.

The location and the direction of the crack need to be taken into account before welding the wheel. The technicians at Kwicksilver are trained to handle many cracks in the wheel. They can also take care of the metal fatigue and make use of only top quality TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welders.

At Kwicksilver we ensure that the wheel is straightened before welding. If a sharp impact has cracked the rim, it certainly would have bent it as well, and any attempt to straighten the wheel after welding may break the welding.

Get Wheel Welding Done

The wheel welding service at Kwicksilver believes in customer satisfaction. We have professionals who will analyze the condition of the wheel and then recommend what needs to be done. In most cases, wheel straightening is required before welding, so we take it as our responsibility to inform the customers about the pros and cons and then go ahead with welding.

We request our customers to not drive with a cracked rim.  We recommend wheel welding if they are going on a long trip or short commute. We are eager to serve you.

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