S1 rim repair

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FlyingDutchman
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S1 rim repair

Post by FlyingDutchman » Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:48 am

Hi

Has anybody had S1 rims straightend? Is it possible with the black rims? Only minor issues with them. Nothing too big.

René

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Re: S1 rim repair

Post by winthattt » Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:03 pm

Yes, I had my old black compomotives checked and one needed a tweak, it was not bad but not perfect. Was not a big deal. They were being painted, the repair involves heat so they will need to be refinished.

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Re: S1 rim repair

Post by deggles » Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:49 pm

Yes, when I got my car one of the rears had a slight buckle on the inside rim (god knows how, crap tyre fitter maybe? :roll: ).
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Was sorted without much effort by a local alloy wheel place for about £40. That was just to true it up and tyre off/on and balanced, didn't get it refinished as it’s not visible on the car :)

(Don't have any 'after' pics to hand, unfortunately)

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