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Old 10-04-2010, 10:42 PM   #1
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Question Anyone have one of these wheels for sale?

The tire shop has discovered that I have a hairline crack on one of my 17 inch M5 replica wheels.

Like the Title says, does anyone have one of these for sale at a decent price? My E39 has center bore of 74.1 mm.

EDIT: The hairline crack is on the inside of the wheel against the bead area, I'm not sure it is repairable, any advise would be helpful at this point.
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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I think those are called M3 replica wheels, but anyways, you can have the crack welded up, and should be good to go, as long as the wheel is still straight and not bent.

just bring it to someone who does aluminum welding.
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:40 AM   #3
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I think those are called M3 replica wheels, but anyways, you can have the crack welded up, and should be good to go, as long as the wheel is still straight and not bent.

just bring it to someone who does aluminum welding.
Thanks but I don't know... . Any suggestions on a repar shop that I could check out?
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:24 AM   #4
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those are M5 replica rims, not M3, I wouldn't recommand welding up cracks, most shops don't know how to do it correctly, all they're going to do is weld a shitload of metal in that area & won't do a good job at it, it will either crack again or your wheel is going to so out of balance that it would be hard if not impossible to balance, also the price of getting your rim welded properly would mostly cost the same as your replica M5 rim.
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