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Bent Wheel ? (but not apparent)

Discussion in 'Tires & Wheels' started by JCat, July 1, 2011.

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  1. JCat

    JCat Active Member

    June 22, 2002
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    98 Mountaineer
    I have the Ford stock steel wheels that have a chrome face.

    Although there is no visable damage at all, a tire shop discovered one of my wheels was "bent". The rim was not parrallel to the bolt flange.

    Has anyone else experienced this ????
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  3. Maniak

    Maniak Moderator-Stock 91-94 Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

    February 9, 1999
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    We had a couple bent rims (steelies) that you couldn't see just by looking at them on the truck. We noticed it was bent when we put it on the balancer... We bent it on multiple planes..


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