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    Looking at getting some snowflakes for the "C" but seen a few with cracks.

    How easy are they to repair your self???
    How much would it cost to get proff repaired???

    Regards

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    how 2 "ish" here, i'll be doing this myself this wknd and can take pics and do a full how 2 if anyone's interested?

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    i know how to prep and so on, but its trouble with crack rims ??

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    Would you trust a cracked rim at 70mph

    I bl88dy would'nt

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    soz mate - misread first post - had a cracked rim pop on me once - wouldn't touch with a bargepole!!!

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    Would never ever trust a cracked and repaired rim. It could cost you your life. Is the risk worth it for you and your family?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    guess thats out of the question then, thanks guys for your input

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    i have 19" vxrs, that have been powder coated. Would cracks still be visible if caused after they were powder coated?

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    yes they would matey, powder coat is still a covering finish that will crack if the substrate ie. the wheel, cracks...

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    sorry to take over the post. but thats brilliant. Had some problems in the area, council ripping roads up.

    Took all the wheels off at the weekend to check, and wasnt sure about the powder coating.

    Cheers :-)

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