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when would you scratch driver side front rim?

When the car first got delivered, I already had that scratch i Called them right away and they replaced it for me... but i took it back for the recall checks and then when i was washing my car i noticed a slight 2 inch grind on the edge of the driver side front rim and a scratch on the rim itself but i dont see any tire scratching... and i dont ever recall even going to curb on the driver side cuz it almost never happens unless you drive through which i dont.. COULD It be they switched it =[ and the thing is the scratches arent too deep that they couldnt be covered up with some matching paint... IM MAD
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I scrached my driver's side front rim going through a Culver's drive thru. I didn't think I was anywhere close t the curb but I guess I was. I was so pissed! My wife said she'd let me get a new rim but after I washed it, it isn't too noticeable and I'm sure it'll get more scratches with time. I'd rather get new rims later.
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Reading Topic: when would you scratch driver side front rim?

I'm kind of in the same boat. I scratched my passenger side front rim when I visited a friend's house a couple of weeks ago. What I did was take off the wheel and broke out my trusty dremel. I grinded off the high areas and then I purchased some alloy wheel polish and polished the rim. It is barely noticeable now.


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Thank God for Dremel! :)
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I gound my drivers side front rim parallel parking in Boston.




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* * * * * * I gound my drivers side front rim parallel parking in Boston.[/b]
How did you do that?


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um... pull in too close to the curb?




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Reading Topic: when would you scratch driver side front rim?

I think he meant how you did that and he assumed you parked on the right side of the street (2-way street).


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Reading Topic: when would you scratch driver side front rim?

Oh, I didn't evne think of that. Yeah it must have been a one way street.




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