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Old 04-01-2012, 09:39 AM   #1
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Default Stress fractures in 6Uls - can it be fixed?

Just curious if stress fractures can be fixed/stopped from cracking further on the 6ULs? Grind out crack in tig?
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I wouldn't risk it personally. Bring it to a wheel shop and ask but they will likely say no. 6ULs are cast, right?
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Not a chance on that one.
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Destroy them and get fresh ones.
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Now they're street wheels.
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Now they are "wheel stweet" wheels.
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Oscar would be right, destroy them... so no one else can get hurt if they found them in the junkyard or something.
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What kind of shape are they in? If they still look good, I'd set a piece of glass on top and make it a coffee table
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Garden or air hose reel.
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Haha, yeah that would be dope!
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+1 for coffee table!
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Line them in the yard and plant a garden or they could make good bases for stripper poles.
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Base for a shop grinder. Add a piece of axle or driveshaft to the center, mount grinder on top.
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What size are they? I could use another set of street wheels.
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Hmm, I might be able to make something cool of them... 15x8 silver
Street set is what i was thinking it they could be welded. Honestly, would you consider it if they were $10-20/ea?

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Yeah, lol. I'd just run the on the street without welding.
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Tire trailer wheels.
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Do you have some pictures? I would easily buy them for that plus shipping and weld them up if they look "safe"
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How many do you have that are cracked? I would love to buy 1 off you to use as the base of a lamp. Then will pick up 99mx5's broke/bent *** rods and pistons to make the rest of the lamp.

I can offer cash and sexual favors at the Mitty.
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949 might want one for analysis.
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