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Old 12-12-2013, 09:42 PM   #16
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I bought a damaged wheel off My Brother. Gonna send the hub to Woodys for super laced wheel.
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:07 PM   #17
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I bought a damaged wheel off My Brother. Gonna send the hub to Woodys for super laced wheel.
send your old stock one to him and put a street tire on the one.
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:17 PM   #18
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send your old stock one to him and put a street tire on the one.
I bent my front wheel at the LA-Barstow-Las Vegas ride 2 weeks ago....in two different places. Finally took it in for a possible fix but realized the best thing is to do the Woody's wheels thing. And BigNasty's idea of ...sort of repair the oldie and put a street tire sounds awesome. Thanks for the advice.
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:50 AM   #19
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I bent mine pretty good up in northern NV. I was going to try and bend it back but I'm sure that it'll happen again and again.

I think its time to get a really good Woody...
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Old 04-02-2014, 07:01 PM   #20
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I've laced one wheel before on a Husky 175, 30 years ago. IIRC it wasn't too hard. I sold it so I don't know if it held up.

Mine has a bad headshake from the wheel. I don't likie.

So I'm thinking I will buy a 1.8 wheel from DID etc and lace it up.

I think I can do it.?

Need new spokes, huh, and new bearings.

I want Woodys but the $$$ and the time off is no bueno.

Does anyone have a wheel for sale and not some bent sonofbitch like I have? ha
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:21 PM   #21
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Acetylene with a rosebud tip or is just a propane torch enough?
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I take my wheel off and remove the tire, then i put the rime in a big ass vice and apply pressure at the bent out lip, while applying some heat with a torch.
Straightened out many dings small and large this way.
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Old 05-09-2014, 09:49 AM   #22
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So I'm thinking I will buy a 1.8 wheel from DID etc and lace it up.

I think I can do it.?

Need new spokes, huh, and new bearings.

I want Woodys but the $$$ and the time off is no bueno.

Does anyone have a wheel for sale and not some bent sonofbitch like I have? ha
Have you called Buchanan's Spoke & Rim? $107 to straighten & true a laced wheel, not including shipping.

Or if you want to go with a new rim: $260 for a 21"x2.15" black anodized Sun rim.

Just check out their services.
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Old 05-09-2014, 12:40 PM   #23
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A60 with Woody's superlace was the answer to my rim issues. Ive pounded it and its still round. :)
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