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Ive got a rim that you cant buy anymore unfortunately.Any ways i bought these off a guy one of the rims he told me was professionally fixed.Come to find out later on now the tire wont hold air.Please !!!!The rim has two small cracks.welding still on surface.Where can i get this rim fixed right???

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  • nickshadley5 Jan 30, 2010

    yes thanks for the info .I'm just hoping i didn't screw myself.The rim isn't in horrible shape.It's just whoever tried to fix the rim before wasn't a professional.So there is like a hair line gap under the weld now the leaks..

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There are plenty shops the repair rims. Try any local large tire/wheel place if they don't do it there they can recommend someone who does. Sometimes you can go to a welding shop that does repairs. The downside is that the wheel may be too badly damaged to repair so you need to have it accessed to determine if its repairable.

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    James Brooks Jan 30, 2010

    As long as the wheeel is not warped too bad it can be fixed. The problem seems like they didnt apply enough enough heat to fuse properly, or didn't use the correct metal to weld or even poor prep of the metal before welding.

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