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Old 12-24-2010, 07:43 PM   #1
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wheel widening

can anyone shed some light on wheel widening ?
i heard they can cut and weld in a section to widen a rim.
is this possible ? safe? worthwhile ? stupid ?
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Old 12-25-2010, 02:04 AM   #2
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Depends on the wheel. I have only ever heard it being done on steelies. Hard to weld alloy wheels lol.
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Old 12-25-2010, 11:41 PM   #3
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Depends on the wheel. I have only ever heard it being done on steelies. Hard to weld alloy wheels lol.
This place widens alloys: http://www.weldcraftwheels.com/

I'd love to find a place that can handle steelies in Ontario.
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Old 12-26-2010, 08:34 PM   #4
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cool thanks. i had seen an e36 m3 in germany with ltw's (already one of my favorite rims) but they were much deeper dish and looked really nice.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:41 PM   #5
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This place widens alloys: car parts http://www.weldcraftwheels.com/

I'd love to find a place that can handle steelies in Ontario.

I've heard a lot of good things about them. how are there prices though?
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Old 01-01-2011, 04:37 PM   #6
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any place in the GTA that can do this?
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Old 01-10-2011, 02:16 PM   #7
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Check w Carcone's

Carcone's Auto Recycling
1030 Bloomington Rd.
Aurora, Ontario L4G 3G8
Toll Free: 1-800-263-2022
Local: 905-773-5778 or 905-881-8353
Fax: 905-773-0482
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Monday - Friday 8am - 5:00pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Email: parts@carcone.com
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