There are some commercially avialable sealers out there... I've also hear of
peole having good luck jast painting the inner surface with a latex based
----- Original Message -----
From brian S <bugeye15 at hotmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 7:07 AM
Subject: Re: Alloy wheels that work
> First off, SORRY about RRB, but I'm glad you're ok.
> It's going to be a street car, maybe some autocrossing at some point. I
> really want to keep them as they are my favorite style for the car. The
> tires were almost always low or flat on it, I always thought it was the 20
> year old Goodyear race tires that wouldn't hold air. I guess it was the
> rims. I'll know for sure this weekend if they are true MiniLites.
> Any ways to seal them to hold air better without resorting to tubes?
> And sorry to probably bring up an old topic, but any recommendation as far
> as tire size and brand?
> >From: "Wm. Severin Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: "jack otrades" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> >CC: <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Re: Alloy wheels that work
> >Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2000 09:34:56 -0500
> >Those wheels are worth some good $, so don't let anyone (like me) talk
> >out of then cheap. The biggest problems I see in any of the early
> >wheels is fatigue cracks and porosity(sp?). They should be checked for
> >cracks. And they sometimes have trouble keeping air in the tires because
> >porous castings.
> >Are you preparing the car for the street or the track?
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: jack otrades <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: <email@example.com>; <bryan.vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM>
> >Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2000 9:29 AM
> >Subject: re: Alloy wheels that work
> > > My Father's Race Bugeye has what I believe as Authentic Mini-Lites on
> > > Can these be reliably used as street wheels? Or should I look for
> > > else?
> > > Brian
> > >
> > >
> > > >From: email@example.com
> > > >Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > >To: bryan.vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM
> > > >CC: email@example.com
> > > >Subject: re: Alloy wheels that work
> > > >Date: Fri, 7 Jul 00 17:38:59 EDT
> > > >
> > > > >> Fiat 124/x19 wheels will fit on our sprites??
> > > > >>How about wheels from a triumph spitfire?
> > > >
> > > > No and No. Frayed knot.
> > > > Actually, there's very little that fits. Vega/Monza/Starfire/etc.
> > > >is all I know about. And requires a thin spacer at one end of the
> > > >car. The Vega wheels with lots of small holes (as opposed to the
> > > >4-spoke Vega GT wheels) also apparently have a slightly too small
> > > >center hole so you have to turn down the center of your hubs
> > > > Spridget uses a 4-inch diameter bolt circle.
> > > > Ed in NC
> > >
> > >
> > >
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