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Old 5th January 2018, 12:01 AM
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Anyone know a place in Dublin that will straighten a cast from wheel rim?

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Old 5th January 2018, 02:47 AM
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Old 5th January 2018, 08:17 AM
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Try City Spares. I've heard they do alloy wheel repairs.


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Old 5th January 2018, 08:35 AM
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Default Re: taking a buckle out of a cast wheel rim?

Originally Posted by Japcati
Anyone know a place in Dublin that will straighten a cast from wheel rim?

Thanks.

Don't you have about 15 spare rims lying around?

I'm disappointed
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Old 5th January 2018, 09:00 AM
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Default Re: taking a buckle out of a cast wheel rim?

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Don't you have about 15 spare rims lying around?

I'm disappointed


Yup,but for once its not for me,its for a friends bike.Front wheel has a slight buckle in it.
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Old 5th January 2018, 10:32 AM
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Pick up a used one in city spares, might not be worth fixing
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Old 5th January 2018, 10:34 AM
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Jap, there is (or was a few years ago at least) a place in the Mulcahy Keane Industrial estate, just off the Walkinstown roundabout that does car repairs and they've taken dings out of wheels for me before for small money.

Can't for the life of me remember the name but when you drive into the estate they're on the right in a big unit, opposite AW Carpets I think.
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Old 5th January 2018, 04:23 PM
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Thanks folks for the advice.
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Old 11th January 2018, 01:52 PM
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Default Re: taking a buckle out of a cast wheel rim?

Just a quick update.
That car place over in Mulcahy Keane Industrial estate is gone out of there,just some valet place there now.

But I found a company who can and will straighten up wheel rims.
Wheel will be back with me on Tuesday so heres hoping its a good job.
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Old 11th January 2018, 08:00 PM
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Default Re: taking a buckle out of a cast wheel rim?

Originally Posted by Japcati
Just a quick update.
That car place over in Mulcahy Keane Industrial estate is gone out of there,just some valet place there now.

But I found a company who can and will straighten up wheel rims.
Wheel will be back with me on Tuesday so heres hoping its a good job.
Do you mind sharing new place, have a mate needs same done, and will you post results good or bad on finished job,,, thanks
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Old 11th January 2018, 08:04 PM
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Pics there with number,its in Parkwest just down the road on the left,past Samora Motor Parts.

Will post pics and results on Tuesday.
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Old 11th January 2018, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Japcati
Pics there with number,its in Parkwest just down the road on the left,past Samora Motor Parts.

Will post pics and results on Tuesday.
aaah i miss read , i thought post said that place was closed down...

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Old 11th January 2018, 09:59 PM
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Default Re: taking a buckle out of a cast wheel rim?

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aaah i miss read , i thought post said that place was closed down...
The place in Walkinstown is closed down or moved to somewhere else.
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Jappers - will this be your very first rim job?
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Old 20th January 2018, 05:48 PM
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Is it Tuesday yet?
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Old 1st February 2018, 05:08 PM
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Forgot to update this..................

Wheel is straightned,and balanced.
Grand job.
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Old 1st February 2018, 06:11 PM
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about fucking time
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Old 1st February 2018, 06:12 PM
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about fucking time
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