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Old August 22nd, 2009, 02:28 PM
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warped wheel.

Have any of you ever had an aluminum wheel get bent? I had a little wobble at 60-75 the ds front wheel looked wobbly. swapped it with a rear wheel and its smooth again. It had a little curb rash, they are boosts from and LSE unknown history to me. I imagine the tire people did at some point during its life.
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Old August 22nd, 2009, 04:13 PM
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I can't see that the tyre fitters could bend a wheel... more like someone (previous owner) kerbed it.
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When I scored a set of WRX alloys for my Subaru, I came to find out one of the wheels was bent. Appeared to have been curbed at some point.
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This wheel does have some curb rash. I always thought the boosts were some on the stronger alloys they every built. I will move it to the spare..
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