Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2004 19:24:33 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamfitter_0_0_0_0_.com>
Subject: Re: Fixing bent wheels - possible?


ma_twain wrote: > > Dexter J wrote: > > > Salutations: > > > > On Tue, 06 Apr 2004 14:28:08 GMT, Bob <uctraingNOSPAMnospamanet.com> wrote: > > > >> On Mon, 05 Apr 2004 23:12:22 -0300, Dexter J > >> > >>> Salutations: > >>> > >>> Anyone have any experience with wheel straightening ? > >>> > >>> I have picked up a set of alloys for my NG900 and they are in need of a > >>> little work. Didn't pay a lot for them - but not sure what to expect > >>> from > >>> truing them up or what I should pay for it. Should I expect to sign a > >>> waiver on them in case they blow the job? > >>> > >>> Experiences appreciated. > >> > >> > >> Where are you located ? I know of a couple shops but they might not be > >> local for you. Typical costs are $100/wheel to straighten & repaint. > > > > > > Halifax Nova Scotia - looks like around $60(cnd) plus dismounting and > > remounting the tires is my most reliable number. However, it may be that > > they run a little more depending on how badly bent any individual wheel > > turns out to be. > > > > Crap this NG900 is turning out to be more expensive than I hoped.. > > > > You can always run steel rims with plastic covers that look like alloy, > if cost is a major factor. Hmm. Steel rims with plastic covers looks like - steel rims with plastic covers.

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