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Old 05-29-10, 12:36 PM
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Small crack in velocity rim

is this a completely useless rim? theres a SMALLL crack where the rim forges together.

can i fix this in anyway? or trash
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Which Velocity rim? Razor... Fusion etc...! Generally these are the seams that join the rim ends together and may be normal. As usual, a picture would tell us more!
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This thread is useless without pics...

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Originally Posted by mrrabbit
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This time that comment is very correct. A crack along the sidewall or at a spoke hole trashes the rim. A "crack" where the rim seam is located is nothing.
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can i take this to someone to get that crack filled? will the wheel be forever off balance?



hmm and is it alright if i used 2 layers of masking tape as a replacement for rim tape?
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rim is fine, and no on the masking tape
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masking tape won't hold.
plumber's strap tape should hold.
but even cheap rim tape doesn't cost much. We're talking about less than $3 for rim tape from the LBS.

that crack is fine, it's normal for the rim to have that, especially on lower quality rims like velocity.
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SWEEEET TIME TO APPLY NEW RIM TO FRONT WHEEL!

my fixed.. need to make alota changes still
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