Dented/Bent rims - any ideas how to fix?

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  • stevie

Posted July 20, 2004 - 12:27 AM


The rear wheel on my 450 has a couple of dents from either square edges or heavy landings. Has anyone got any good ideas on how to fix them, or is it just a case of using a big hammer! Lol!

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  • DoctorRzed

Posted July 20, 2004 - 02:01 AM


Use a vice

  • YZ426FPilot

Posted July 20, 2004 - 08:21 AM


Just leave them the way the are & ride, if they're not too bad. Or get new rims. Aluminum doesnt like to bend, it fatigues & cracks very easily. You may actually weaken the rims more if you try to return them to their original shape.

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