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Old 01-23-2010, 07:20 PM
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Anyone know anything about repairing wheels?

Hey guys,

So today I got a set of Pentas in exchange for a set of bundts. Pretty sweet deal right? Well two of the Pentas are out of wack. One has a slightly bent lip, nothing too major, but another has a crack in the lip. It's about an inch and a half long and not really too "deep" for lack of a better word.

Is repairing a small crack like this feasible? It's on the lip only, and no other damage is on the wheel itself sans some curb rash.

I'll take a picture and post it soon.
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Old 01-23-2010, 07:37 PM
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crags list in the nyc area and jersey always has wheel guys who do repaires and welding so go take a look and go see the work they do first use someone local - jz
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Old 01-23-2010, 07:47 PM
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I have had bent alloys repaired (for around $100), a cracked wheel might be more of a problem.
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Old 01-23-2010, 08:18 PM
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I've used Precision Wheel Service in Branford CT after my wife hammered her VW w/17" rims into a pothole. Cost me $80 cash. The shop came recomended by a friend- he and his dad (from Branford) have used em for years (they are both 'car guys') and I found out that another guy I know sends wheels for his Ferrari there from Washington State.
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Old 01-23-2010, 08:56 PM
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any machine shop should be able to weld the crack to stop any leaks.

There are mobile repair people that straighten rims. Contact body shops and ask them for a reference... might know someone with the right tools.
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:41 AM
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^^Do you have their contact info? Just want to make sure the place I found is the same one.

I'll call around locally and see what happens.

Here they are:











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Old 01-24-2010, 02:45 AM
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Smile I have AMG Penta's

I really like them. SO do most observers too.
















A good new set can bring $2300 -$2500 ...

they are WELL worth fixing.
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