Curb Rash Wheel Repair Costs – What to Expect

Whether you’ve misjudged your space to parallel park or bumped a curb to avoid hitting something else, your wheel may have suffered curb rash. Once you’ve given the damage a quick visual inspection, you’ll want to plan your next moves. If one of your wheels has scraped a curb and suffered damage, here’s what to  Read more

How to Prevent and Protect Rims from Curb Rash

A majority of wheel damage occurs when wheels scrape the curb. Many modern wheels have protruding edges that are particularly vulnerable to damage, with spokes that curve past the rim edge. These designs make it easy to damage wheels through curb rash, either when accidentally hitting a curb when making a tight turn, attempting to  Read more

The History of Red Line Tires

  Red line tires are an ideal choice to improve both the performance and appearance of many different types of vehicles, including muscle cars and bikes. While they are a common choice among car owners today, they have a long history of use in the automobile industry. Here is a brief overview of red line  Read more

Announcing #WomenCustomizeToo

Data shows that there are more licensed female drivers than male drivers in the USA. Data also shows that women play a leading role in 85% of all vehicle purchases. Yet – somehow – the automotive accessory industry markets almost exclusively to men. Auto accessory ads often objectify women with scantily clad models and not-so-subtle  Read more

Curb Rash Wheel Repair Options – DIY Kit or RimBlades?

If you’ve got a wheel with curb damage (aka “curb rash”), you’ve got 4 options: Buy a replacement wheel (we covered the pros and cons of buying a new wheel here) Hire a professional to repair the wheel, which can cost $75-$150 (more info on that here) Repair the wheel yourself with a DIY kit  Read more

The High Cost Of An Unprotected Alloy Wheel

Wheels are one of the most noticeable features on any vehicle, if not the most noticeable feature. If your wheels are damaged, it can alter your vehicle’s appearance. Unfortunately, rim damage is easy to do. Curbs are the most obvious source of wheel damage (aka “curb rash”), but there are many other ways for your  Read more