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Re: Refurbishing wire wheels

To: "David Breneman" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Refurbishing wire wheels
From: "Hans Duinhoven" <>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 20:37:44 +0200
Well David,

These wheels otherthere are much cheaper than these at the other side of the
What's the difference besides the prices?
What's the price tag for a chromed type?

Kelvin any idea?

Works should be done by a specialist I fully agree.



'71 BGT Chr w/w

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Breneman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: Refurbishing wire wheels

> Hans Duinhoven SEZ -
> > Why not replacing all spokes and have the rim painted before respoking
> > wheel.
> > Carefully check whether the fit onto the hub is whithout any kind of
> Don't you need some kind of special equipment to respoke a wheel?
> Seems like it would be awfully easy to end up with an eccentrically
> rotating rim if you didn't have some kind of jig to keep the rim
> and hub in alignment.  I bought plenty of $35 junkyard MGB wheels
> in my youth, but it seems like all the hassle of doing this type of
> work yourself isn't worth the ~$150 a new wheel costs.
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