Can this be fixed, or is it worth trying? [Archive] - Forum


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04-12-2005, 07:12 PM
I hit a pothole sunday night and it bent the inside of one of my wheels, and it leaks air. It really ****ed me off because I just got these wheels from a member on these boards last year. Now I have the old ****ty looking ones back on.... Can it be repaired do you think?

04-12-2005, 07:47 PM
I doubt it can be fixed... I HATE this!

04-12-2005, 07:48 PM
damnn that sux..i doubt that would be able to get fixed, sorry to here it

edit: maybe take a rubber mallot and try to fix it :whistle:

04-12-2005, 07:58 PM
Not fixable. Bending that cast back will risk cracking it.

04-15-2005, 05:46 PM
The place we get remanufactured wheels fix worse then that but they donít do it for customers, they do a wheel exchange. I would call around and see if there is a place like that around you. It is a bit pricey but it is worth a shot.

04-15-2005, 06:35 PM
If you did it in MD trying getting money out of the county. I hit one in Baltimore County and my dad got them to pay 1/2 the price for a new rim, from the dealer appox $500, with the $250 I got a new one and had money left over.

04-15-2005, 07:09 PM
hit it with a hammer. If you crack the rim it wont matter anyway cuz you would have gotten anew anyway. Ive bent a few rims back into shape. None from a GA, but it worth a shot.

04-15-2005, 08:26 PM
my work will fix it for $50 you heat it up with a torch and bend it back
do it everyday all the time
pot holes in detroit are horrible

wee fix people 22's 24's and 26's for $150 and they pay it because its cheaper than buying a new rim