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Old 08-05-2015, 07:19 AM   #1
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Bent rim??

Had a fresh rear set put on. Had a very noticeable wobble @ 35 & 65.

Tire guy shows me the inside edge has a significant dent outwards. Still seals. Just dropped it off to be straightened.

What kind of road hazard must I have hit??? I swear it's been driven on smooth surfaces and never a pot hole I can think of.

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Old 08-05-2015, 07:24 AM   #2
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Man the last time I was up there I don't think there was a freeway or road that wasn't being worked on! Road construction everywhere.

Strange you didn't notice before the tire change though! The take off show any weird wear?

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Had a fresh rear set put on. Had a very noticeable wobble @ 35 & 65.

Tire guy shows me the inside edge has a significant dent outwards. Still seals. Just dropped it off to be straightened.

What kind of road hazard must I have hit??? I swear it's been driven on smooth surfaces and never a pot hole I can think of.
I am sure it was not a a small furry creature

All seriousness aside, you must have hit something, maybe some road construction? could have been a rock in the road

In any case, unless the wheel is really badly bent, you should be fine after the repair. Make sure they re balance it, preferably with a Road Force balancer
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Man the last time I was up there I don't think there was a freeway or road that wasn't being worked on! Road construction everywhere.

Strange you didn't notice before the tire change though! The take off show any weird wear?
Oh, I noticed. That's what made me decide for new rear skins. Can't imagine what I could have run over. Oh well. What's another $100?
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Doesn't take much. I bent a BBS RK wheel simply hitting it at the wrong angle going barely 5 mph.
It was straightened, bent again later on. Cast alloy doesn't like being straightened. Maybe the newer pressure cast alloy is better.
My next set of wheels will at least have a forged flange. The prices of these cast alloys that are at least light weight is just too high not to go forged.
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Had a fresh rear set put on. Had a very noticeable wobble @ 35 & 65.

Tire guy shows me the inside edge has a significant dent outwards. Still seals. Just dropped it off to be straightened.

What kind of road hazard must I have hit??? I swear it's been driven on smooth surfaces and never a pot hole I can think of.
DId the wobble occur before or after the tire guy?
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DId the wobble occur before or after the tire guy?
Before. The inside edges were at the tread bars and alignment was off. Had it aligned then skins and then he showed me the debt when installing new skins.
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I am sure it was not a a small furry creature
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Yea and then we will be forced to move to Rennlist

Great pic BTW. What is the furry creature looking at?
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Yea and then we will be forced to move to Rennlist

Great pic BTW. What is the furry creature looking at?
Yeah, let's not do that. I'm banned from re**list!
I'll get lonely over here...
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Yeah, let's not do that. I'm banned from re**list!
I'll get lonely over here...
how in the hell did you get banned over there?
Its like the wild west and Sheriff Bart is gone
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Woohoo! Party over here!!!

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how in the hell did you get banned over there?
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Yea and then we will be forced to move to Rennlist

Great pic BTW. What is the furry creature looking at?
The guy that's holding him by his lug nuts?

The look on that animal's face cracks me up every time.

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