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Benefits of Alloy Wheel Refurbishment

Posted: 9th December 2015
Type: Blog

Originally used for racing cars, there are many benefits of Alloy Wheel Refurbishment. They have slowly became more popular on regular on the road cars. This is due to the many benefits that pair with have your wheels refurbished. Alloy wheel refurbishment is now a regularly requested services but not many people understand the benefits that come with it.

What are Alloy Wheels Made Of?

Alloy wheels are usually made of either Aluminium or magnesium as both materials have their own advantages when they are made into Alloy Wheels.

Aluminium Alloy wheels are usually lighter and are available in various sizes and styles, but they can be quite expensive to buy but they are very easy to find. If you change your alloy wheels to be aluminium, your vehicle will most likely drive differently, but in time you will not be able to notice this.

Magnesium wheels are also very light but they are not very malleable like the Aluminium Wheels. Magnesium alloy wheels are more expensive than most other alloy wheels but they do carry the most benefits to them. Keep an eye out for our next article where we will go into more detail about each type of alloy wheel.

Value of Car

New Alloy Wheels will add to the value of your car as they carry many benefits with them that are not available if you have Alloy wheels that haven’t been refurbished.


Alloy wheel refurbishments Milton Keynes are usually quite cheap, depending on what Car Body Repair Shop you use to help you and what Alloy Wheels you decide to use. As some companies will over charge you as you are not experienced and know how much you should generally pay. Where as here at Prestige Car Body Repairs, we keep our prices competitive without compromising on the quality of our services.

Brake Clearance

New alloy wheels are more likely to increase your vehicles brake performance, making sure that the driver doesn’t have to step on the brake pedal as hard as they would usually have to without new alloy wheels. Possibly giving the driver an increase on petrol mileage.

Performance of Vehicle

As the wheels of your car will have more support, it is more likely that your vehicle will perform better once you have had an Alloy Wheel Refurbishment. As your vehicle will be easier to drive and handle.

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