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    rim straightening???

    I was wondering where people get their rims straightened after the wonderful city of boston does not fill there potholes and drivers like me fill them with my rim and tire. Any help is appreciated.

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    I've always used RIm and Wheelworks in Newton.

    www.rimandwheelworks.com

    Ask for Ina or Mary.

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    Rim and Wheel is crap they use heat instead of

    specialized machines that straighten the rim by pressure. Rimpro is the only one in the area that uses this technique.



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    Only one machine on the market straightens w/o

    heat and it actually REMOVES metal from the wheel.

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    horrible--- just made a friend\'s rims WORSE

    I would never give them business after that kind of work-- go to RIMPRO. I have met them a bunch of times and they are nice guys. the rim fixing guy is a 'prodigy' according to Chris...

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    Re: horrible--- just made a friend's rims WORSE

    define worse

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    Rimpro is the best shop in the area.

    I've delt with both Rim and wheel works and Rimpro.

    Rimpro hands down is a better shop.

    www.rimpro.com

    1888 2 rimpro


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    Rimpro calls their straightening guy 'a prodigy'


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    Well that's a great comfort to me. Isn't this a

    great country where anyone can grow up to be a "prodigy."

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    I'll second Rimpro as the best shop in the area


    They did an unbelievable job on a curb mangled style 19 that I had them fix. It looked like a new factory rim, now I want to have the other 3 re-done as well.

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    there is also

    Wheel Craft in CT 203-284-9191 I've never used them. I have used Wheels America for two 18" wheels, the butchered one and the other came out "within spec".

    Mark W.




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