Can dents in Rallye wheel holes be fixed?

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  1. MoparGuy68

    MoparGuy68 Well-Known Member

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    Two of my four Rallye wheels have dents along the flattened edge of the holes in the wheel centers. One wheel has 3 dented holes, the other has one dented hole. I’m puzzled as to what could have created the dents.

    Has anyone else had this on their wheels and were you able to straighten the dent somehow?

    I’ve attached photos showing some of the dented holes. All four problem holes have the same kind of dent showing they were struck from the inside pushing outward.

    Three photos are upside down. Orientation is usually wrong after uploading from my iPhone. This site doesn’t read the orientation properly most of the time.

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  2. Cranky

    Cranky Banned Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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    Might be able to use a large flat chisel between the rim and the center and go at it with a hammer after you pull off the trim rings. Might have to use two to get things into position.
     
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    493 Mike FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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    You could weld those up and grind back to shape.
    Mike
     
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    Cranky Banned Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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    Weld it from the back side and grind the front side smooth? That crossed my mind too....but I'd try 'body working' it first. If that didn't work, then the George the Welding Machine would go into action :D
     
  5. MoparGuy68

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    Thanks guys.
     
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