A sharp pair of scissors or a sharp hobby knife.
Yes, Rim Protectors can be fitted over minor existing damage and will hide the damage too. Make sure to clean any dirt out of existing scratches using the provided Cleaning Wipes prior to fitment.
It is possible however we recommend replacing the Rim Protector when you change your tyres.
No, as the weight of the Rim Protector is equally distributed around the circumference of the wheel.
With the correct fitment, Rim Protectors can last many years. We do recommend replacing them when you change tyres. The Rim Protector is designed to be a sacrificial product and may have to be replaced if damaged from hitting a kerb.
Rim Protectors will fit most wheel designs with a flat edge around the perimeter of the rim. Rims with a sharp outer edge and wheel weights on the outside may not work.