Question Magnesium Wheels

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Anyone out there on the east coast know of anyone that can repair the magnesium rims? Mine have a bit of road rash.
Or...maybe someone has a set collecting dust in the back of the garage...and I hope they have gone down in price since 2001.
 

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Anyone out there on the east coast know of anyone that can repair the magnesium rims? Mine have a bit of road rash.
Or...maybe someone has a set collecting dust in the back of the garage...and I hope they have gone down in price since 2001.
Try Rim Pros in Sydney Yeller. Had a bent rim on a rental a few years back they fixed for me. Seemed like good guys and I noticedthey refinish rims as well. Gonna be a ferry ride for ya though....
 
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lol... Not much of a story Murray.... Some dumb a$$ attacked a curb a little too aggressively.... Ok... It was me...I admit it..I was the dumb a$$.... Luckily was cheap steel rims. Pound out the dent and away we go...lol...
 

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Those magnesium rims were expeeeeeeeensive on the C5! I think they have gone down in price since 2001 and they pop up from time to time. I’ve seen a set for a $1000 for all for, not each, like it used to be. Let us know how the repairs go!
 
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Checking to see if a shop in the Kenmount Road area of St. John's is still open. Otherwise there is a guy near where I live that might be able to help but I don't have his details.
 
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OK Ruuff thanks, good to know there is a back-up. I wouldn't mind the trip but a bit closer would be better. If you get the info 12 cents, let me know. We can let everyone know how it goes.
 

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I agree Riley P, They are listed as an option on my window sticker for $2,600.
 

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OK Ruuff thanks, good to know there is a back-up. I wouldn't mind the trip but a bit closer would be better. If you get the info 12 cents, let me know. We can let everyone know how it goes.
Still waiting on a couple of replies. I am away at work and some of the guys I am trying to contact might be as well.
 

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