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11-07-2007 06:42 PM
joostertag a trip to the junkyard will probably fix the problem. riding season is pretty much over for the next couple months so no hurry
11-07-2007 06:26 PM
MidwesterneRR might be somethin that you never run into but welding makes metal brittle, does every time, brittle metal cracks and or shatters. I dont want wheels that could shatter. . .
11-07-2007 09:08 AM
Back _Marker i wouldn't worry too much about a repaired wheel. if carbon fiber wheels can handle track duties, a repaired metal/aluminum wheel should be able to handle street duties. the only weakness i can foresee is a fracture when running over another 2x4 at the same spot on the wheel.

-a|ex
11-07-2007 07:33 AM
Rider
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Originally Posted by pickle.of.doom View Post
Its not smart to f around with your rims on a bike... If 1 goes, you are a meatball. A couple new hoops are a hell of a lot cheaper than new skin. Same with patching tires, I just won't do it, expect to maybe get home in a pinch.
Buy new rims. Oh and running over a 2X4 wouldnt do that unless his tires were nearly flat. Are you sure he didnt hit a curb?
11-06-2007 10:38 PM
pickle.of.doom Its not smart to f around with your rims on a bike... If 1 goes, you are a meatball. A couple new hoops are a hell of a lot cheaper than new skin. Same with patching tires, I just won't do it, expect to maybe get home in a pinch.
11-06-2007 10:30 PM
GearGrabinGuy I bet they are just as stong. And there nothing wrong with welding on the wheels. If everything is done right there is no worries. It looks like darn good work to me.
11-04-2007 10:47 PM
MidwesterneRR
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Originally Posted by daxabone View Post
god that sucks sooo bad. and it does seem like it would be weaker afterwards
i could maybe see repairing those, but some of the pics i saw on that website look like bad news, welding on wheels is a baaad idea. who knows tho, maybe he heat treats em afterward . . .
11-04-2007 10:02 PM
Gas Man You would think so.. but they claim it to not be.



11-04-2007 08:48 PM
daxabone god that sucks sooo bad. and it does seem like it would be weaker afterwards
11-04-2007 08:05 PM
joostertag i guess it would be quite a bit cheaper to rebend them but wouldnt the rim be weaker from it
11-04-2007 01:10 PM
Gas Man
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Originally Posted by Back _Marker View Post
that can be rebent... i've done so with car wheels. but it will need a new paint job afterwards.

-a|ex
Yes it can..

SEE HERE



11-04-2007 01:08 PM
Back _Marker
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Originally Posted by joostertag View Post
not sure how he managed to do it but here are the pics of the damage.



that can be rebent... i've done so with car wheels. but it will need a new paint job afterwards.

-a|ex
11-04-2007 12:58 PM
Gas Man That's narly!



11-04-2007 10:42 AM
joostertag not sure how he managed to do it but here are the pics of the damage.



11-04-2007 10:21 AM
JoJoYZF
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Originally Posted by marko138 View Post
You run over 2x4's at the MSF. It shouldn't cause 2 cracked rims under normal conditions.
Thats what I was thinkin too
11-04-2007 10:13 AM
jnn7404 Yeah they wont fit. The axle diameter is different or something of that nature. I can't remember why but I wanted to do the same thing and was told by 3 different mechanics there not compatible.
11-04-2007 09:24 AM
marko138
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Originally Posted by joostertag View Post
he was on the highway at night and crossed paths w/ a 2X4 that was laying on the ground . both rims have big dents in them from impact. hes triend calling junkyards but no luck so far
You run over 2x4's at the MSF. It shouldn't cause 2 cracked rims under normal conditions.



11-04-2007 05:50 AM
joostertag he was on the highway at night and crossed paths w/ a 2X4 that was laying on the ground . both rims have big dents in them from impact. hes triend calling junkyards but no luck so far
11-02-2007 11:38 AM
papapoi is this accidently broke 2 rims or broke 2 rims in accident??
11-02-2007 11:13 AM
GearGrabinGuy Im not thinking so.. but google is your friend!
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