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Old 05-28-2004, 10:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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geez, it sucks getting a flat and having a spare flat.... thank god i still have roadside assistance..

now my poor rim needs to be fixed! WTF..

any good places to get a rim fixed in NYC?

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Old 05-28-2004, 03:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unfortuanitly. your best bet is this: click here

Because BMW dealershiups are more expensive it sux. But they will do a good job and do it right. If you dobnt go to a bmw dealership. Make sure the mechanic is a BMW certafied guy.
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Old 05-28-2004, 04:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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buy a new rim... probably your cheapest option.
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there's a place right off kings hway on clarendon in brooklyn...that fixes rims....my girlfriend hit a curb in c320 (or c230 i dont rememebr) kompressor coupe and broke piece of the rim off...we bought a new rim for close to $300 from the dealer but later found out that we could have went there and got it fixed for $50.....the rim was broken...as in a piece was broken off and on the road somewhere.....i've heard good things about them...but never seen any actual work
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There is a BMW dealership in phoenix, there parts department has a lot of stock rims in stock. I got a new rim from them for less then half of the price of the local dealership. They were used maybe 300 miles or so. try them out and they will ship it right to your door.
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'01 530i - can you give me the name/number?

trinidon2k - i went thru whitepages.. those morons all know one guy named Steve, who is on clarendon in brooklyn, but no one knows his name.. wtf or number.. do you happen to know it?


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Try this link.

There's several on Clarendon to check out.

After the pages loads, try a Ctrl-F on Clarendon.
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actually -- i found the place after calling 1001 places. I went there and had my rim fixed. Took pictures and will do a writeup on my site asap

took 20 minutes and they did a very good job.

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$65 + 10 dollar tip...

I've started to write a quick article about it. You can see the progress here

http://www.bimmertalk.com/articles/bmw_530i_rims/

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