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 Post subject: Rim repair
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:46 am 
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2 of my 17s are buckled ( not my fault ) is it worth getting them fixed, if so were in melb could do it or do i just chuck them and buy new rims.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:08 pm 
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Advanced wheel repairs in mooorabbin do a good job

they will re roll them and can respray them if you want too

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:30 pm 
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If you are in the north or west then go to Steve's Wheels in Sunshine or Coburg.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rim repair
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 1:08 pm 
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longlivethefalcon wrote:
2 of my 17s are buckled ( not my fault ) is it worth getting them fixed, if so were in melb could do it or do i just chuck them and buy new rims.
i had 2 done last week,cost $125 each to straighten them,bent 3mm on 17x 8, but only have 2 places here that do them,get some quotes and see what happens.

 

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 Post subject: rims
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:17 pm 
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what type r they


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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:27 pm 
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There TSW Hokenhiems.
I have had them for about 10 years so maybe it is time to update.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:49 pm 
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got a pic of the rims?

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:56 am 
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Ill put some pics up after the weekend.

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:08 am 
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hmmm i always thouhght once buckled not repairable

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:33 am 
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Froudey wrote:
hmmm i always thouhght once buckled not repairable
they heat them up and push the out,and or weld {tig}some bad spots,re machine the run out in cnc lathe and square up hub face.the guy who done mine sends us alcoa truck rims to machine.i seen some rims in his shop i thought where scrap----he said -will be ok . so dont scrap them too quick,they may be saved :wink: :wink: :wink:

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:41 pm 
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Nicko wrote:
Advanced wheel repairs in mooorabbin do a good job

they will re roll them and can respray them if you want too
Do you know the address for them? I'm interested in getting a quote to remove the gutter rash from my SVO rims. It's all pretty minor, but I want them immaculate.

 

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Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 2:17 pm 
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Nicko wrote:
Advanced wheel repairs in mooorabbin do a good job

they will re roll them and can respray them if you want too
yeah Close to $500 to fix a el xr from that mob there a joke.. i brought a second hand set with tyres for $650

 

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