Bent rim

6 replies to this topic
  • twosixtwo

Posted November 29, 2004 - 04:15 PM


Can you straighten out a bent rim, got two little dings on my rim and was wondering if I could straighten it out

  • yzf450jack

Posted November 29, 2004 - 07:25 PM


:lol: :D :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :D :D :lol: :D ;) ;) ;) ;) and :D ;) ;)

  • yz426onNOS

Posted November 29, 2004 - 07:26 PM


If there minor don't worry about it.

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  • TimFurryBalls

Posted November 30, 2004 - 03:39 PM


You one big, muh. . . :cry:

  • BC3

Posted November 30, 2004 - 08:22 PM


I have straightened bent steel rims when thats all that there was......kinda dating myself
but unless its really bad like 426 said don't worry about it....would just be a cosmetic fix



Posted December 01, 2004 - 08:12 AM


The other thing is > How does it ride since being bent? I have one hanging in my trailer that most folks would call minor damage...... But the damn thing vibrated so much at high speed it drove me crazy to the point where I bought bar inserts (That didn't help), and eventually broke down and replaced the rim and spoke for about $150.00.

Bonzai :cry:

  • MaxAZ

Posted December 02, 2004 - 06:09 PM


I've found that I can use a hydraulic press to repair just about any ding/dent without even removing the tire from the wheel. That's as long as the dent hasn't gotten the wheel itself out of round. I can tell you a vice won't work and if you're going to use a hammer you'll have to beat it to death as well as remove the tire. Find somebody with a decent press and you'll be :cry: :cry: :cry: .

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