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Old 09-29-2004, 06:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys as most of you know im in the market for some new replica rims blah blah blah not the point anways i was wondering if its bad to drive on a bent rim? its kind of annoying hwneyou hit 50 and the car kind of feels like the wheel is low on air but at slower speeds no sign what so ever, ive been driving the truck since it happened but have wanted to drive my baby a few times!! so im thinking maybe once a week if its not bad or could like blow out or anything

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Old 09-29-2004, 06:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How bad is it. There are places around that can fix that, its just a bend right. did you try the kakate kid thing, you know rubbing the hands together real fast?
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Old 09-29-2004, 07:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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cant say that ihave tried that out but maybe i will haha

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Old 09-29-2004, 08:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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is no air is leaking then your ok.. i drove on 2 bent rims for about 2 months... it was pretty bad too.. then picked up a set of rims from aaarims.com.. and i am set!!
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nice sounds just like my situation, and no air is leaking, its held for about 2 weeks and has been driven on!

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I had a bent rim awhile back...around 40mph it would start vibrating. I took them to a wheel shop and they repaired the rim. What they do is heat it up and bend it back until its smooth again. About $75....no problems since.
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