RE: [DML] Re: Rim Repair
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RE: [DML] Re: Rim Repair



I am betting you could buy a replacement rim cheaper than repairing it.
Check with DMCH.
- VB


>From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] Re: Rim Repair
>Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 03:26:34 -0000
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>Bondo is not the way to fix the rim. It will not last. In fact if you
>read the directions you are not supposed to use it over 1/16 " thick.
>The "proper" way to repair the rim is to take the wheel off, have the
>tire dismounted, and send the rim to a wheel repair center. They will
>weld it up, machine it, straighten it, and balance it. They can even
>repaint and clear-coat. Another alternative you might consider is one
>of the vendor exchange programs. You send them your rims and you get
>another, repainted set. It is possible that there is not only a gouge
>in the edge of the rim but it is also bent. Besides, if the tire shop
>has to put a wheel weight right on your repair it will fall off.
>David Teitelbaum
>vin 10757
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>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "painterdave72" <painterdave72@xxxx>
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> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "coreysmoo" <coreysmoo@xxxx> wrote:
> > > Hi.  Fall is coming, so I'm getting into winter project/repair mode.
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