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    Rims for classic cars 

    From the first automobile to the modern rim By: Rick Vugts – Wheelpoint Searching for the appropriate rims that match your classic car can quickly feel like looking for a needle in a haystack due to the huge range on offer. Ultimately, this remains mainly a personal choice and we will certainly not More

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    Repair rims

    Repair rims. A parking damage to a rim or rims? You will soon have it. A moment of thoughtlessness and the rim flange is 'shaved'. And that is especially true for alloy wheels. Fortunately, there are now companies that can restore such a rim, both visually and technically. A rim that is really sturdy More

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    Torn rims (Wheels)

    Mounting wheels with a torque wrench Particularly in the Austin-Healey world, the stories were that the standard Sprite-mounted rims would tear with somewhat sporty use. Even break. These standard mounted wheels would be too 'weak'… Nothing could be further from the truth. The bolts etc. nuts on a wheel must also be fitted with a More

  • Wheel, spokes

    Old engine, new spokes

    A pair of fresh spokes determine the face of a classic motorcycle. But more than once problems have arisen by enthusiasts who cut the old spokes out of cost savings themselves and proudly arrived at the spokes specialist with the remark: "Do me new rims and spokes". More

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    Austin-Healey Sprite steel wheels

    We were recently approached by an enthusiast who wants to brighten up his Austin-Healey Sprite Mk2 like they did in the 1960s. He is looking for at least two wide steel wheels in the size More