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rim problem #54401 Oct 21, 5:05pm Oct 21, 5:05pm
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rim problem
i curbed my rim this week is there anything i can do to repair it.

Re: rim problem [Re: celicaracer01] #54402 Oct 21, 5:08pm Oct 21, 5:08pm
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you can CAREFULLY sand it but all that does is fix the roughness

rims are pretty hard to fix on your own

Re: rim problem [Re: celicaracer01] #54403 Oct 21, 5:27pm Oct 21, 5:27pm
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some places will send you a new wheel for free if you curb yours or otherwise jack it up. you might want to call the place that you bought them from and ask.

Re: rim problem [Re: celicaracer01] #54404 Oct 21, 6:01pm Oct 21, 6:01pm
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There are advertised wheel repair places. I have curb rash as well, but I figure the only way to fix it is to machine the lip and recoat the wheel. I never fixed mine because i figured that the wheel would be uneven. Two shaved, two orignal, etc. Machining is pretty easy though because of the circular design and material that the wheel is made of. I agree with the previous post. Take the wheel and smooth it out. You'll most likely have to apply the coating carefully without getting the rest of the wheel.

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