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BrandonBomber

Can You Fix A Buckled Alloy On A Mk5 Fiesta

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My sister has buckled one of her front alloys and i'm just wodering if it's fixable and if not where she could get a replacement from, it's the Zetec version

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I wouldn't have thought so, I couldn't with my buckled wheels.

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I wouldn't have thought so, I couldn't with my buckled wheels.

unfortunately once a wheel is buckled theres not much you can do, any attempt to reshape to could just weaken the wheel

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Yeah that was my thoughts, it's a weak point made yet weaker by further bending the metal.

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Sorry to say but you would need to purchase a new alloy.

You wouldnt be able to fix it because your balance would be all over the place, and potentially you could do more damage.

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yeah that's what i thought i guess the best place to look for a replacement would be with a ford dealer or ebay i guess any ideas

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