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Bent Centerline

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by RyERyE177, May 2, 2007.

  1. RyERyE177

    RyERyE177 Newbie

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    Does anyone know anybody in the oc area that can fix a bent centerline rim? Any advise will help. Thanks
     
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    CDA 455 3/4 ton status

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    Centerline; as in aluminum??

    If so, you don't fix a bent aluminum rim. It's a doorstop now.
     
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    actually you can because i know a few people who have. they come out lookin brand new. actually i think alum is the only kind you can fix.
     
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    Dude, you can take 4lb sledge hammer to a steel rim to bend it back in place.
    But you can't do that to a alum. rim.

    Once an aluminum rim is bent, it's over as far as I'm concerned.
     
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    There are a few places I have seen that will repair them, but don't anything about your area. Some manufacturer's will repair their own rims. I would contact Centerline and ask them.
     
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    misterfnygy 1/2 ton status

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    I thought that forged aluminum could be repaired but the cast jobbers are toast when bent???
     
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    JEBSR 1/2 ton status

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    Not sure on that. Just know that some can deffinately be repaired.
     
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    This makes sense to me, too...
     
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    ill ask my buddy at the alinment shop tomarrow mornin if he knows anyone, then ill get back to ya either in the early afternoon or or when i get home from school.
     
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    Center line is in santa fe springs. contact Santa Ana Wheel or Wheels america in stanton www.fixrim.com.
     
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    Wrong.

    OK, now we're on to opinion. That's fine, just don't state it as fact.

    A qwik search of race-dezert turned up Staightline's #; 661-261-3202

    Appearely http://www.stocktonwheel.com/ also does this work.

    Never heard of these guys: "Tech 1 custom wheels in anaheim" but the poster siad they'd straighened some 17's for him.

    Might be more to be found on rdc, that's just what I got qwikly.
     
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    Aluminum wheels can be repaired.
    This is a place right around the corner from me.
    http://www.nuwheel.com
    I dont know about your area, but I would bet there is one like it.
     
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    ok i got one, Al Reed Wheel polishing 714 632-3907
    3010 e. Coronado #A
    Anaheim,CA 92806

    my alinement guy told he the guy to go to,
    and I really respect his opinion, also he said
    that they'll have to look at it and will tell u if it is safe to fix.

    Nick
     

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