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Old 03-04-2005, 18:12   #1 (permalink)
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You gotta love central QLD roads. Driving along the other day, slight lapse in concentration, didnt see a pothole till it was 2 late and bang! 1 wrecked 18*8 TL50 rim. Now the car has a wheel wobble at about 80-85kph, all wheels have since been balanced and the buckled wheel was put on the back as i was told it would minimise the wobble. I was just wondering if there was anywhere that can fix the wheel? has anyone else had this experience?

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Old 03-05-2005, 18:40   #2 (permalink)
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Re: I Buckled a Rim nnnnnooooo!

Geez you would be spewin about that one mate. But you are in luck. A mates dads mate had 18x8 AME rims on his vt. They are awesome, neways he hit a pothole and dented the rim. You can get them fix. I think they just machine it (whatever that consist of) unsure of the price of it though

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Old 03-14-2005, 19:28   #3 (permalink)
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Re: I Buckled a Rim nnnnnooooo!

the rim can be re-rolled by specialist agents. I know you are not in Adelaide, but a company called extensive wheel services deals with these problems everyday,.
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Old 03-16-2005, 02:07   #4 (permalink)
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see ur trye guy he'll tell u of a rim mechanic or get it done for ya
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