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Old 01-23-2006, 09:31 PM   #11
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now how would you go about refinishing the 5 spoke rims?
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what about reclearing them?
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what about reclearing them?
should just be a simple spraying of clearcoat.
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Thats what I was thinking too. Might as well protect them with the clear.

I may decide to sell these once they are all finished. I picked up some gold crosslace rims, [the ones I really wanted ] so I may have no use for them. Any idea what they would be worth?

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ILooks like I better not give anyone my address, or Im going to have a stack of rims to do!
I still have it from when Mike sent me a supercharger. $100 to the first person.

BTW..Mike.thanks again...
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I still have it from when Mike sent me a supercharger. $100 to the first person.
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looks great where in ontario are you from?
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Edited my profile to include my location.
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There all done including the clear coat.

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