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straightening tweaked wheels???

Old 11-05-2013, 06:07 PM
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Is there any way to get buggy wheels true again? It's pretty amazing how much and easy these wheels get tweaked. Even new top name wheels often vary your camber gauge by a degree. I've heard putting them in oven but don't know if there's any truth to that? Hard to believe they would straighten themselves
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Nothing worthwhile will easily straighten wheels.

When measuring camber always spin the wheel 180-degrees and split the difference.
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:30 PM
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Use setup station! =)
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Old 11-05-2013, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by vandalzzz View Post
Use setup station! =)
Got one on the way doesn't help when I slap bent wheels on still lol
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Wish my tires lasted long enough to see if they were bent
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The Hudy set up wheels are great for measuring camber. You want your camber set for the car not the wheel. With the Hudy wheels you get the correct measurement. Don't worry so much what it reads with different wheels as you will get 40 different measurements with 10 different wheels. Set your camber true with the Hudy wheels and leave it until you need to check it or change it. Remember you are setting camber on your hubs not your tires.
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If you don't have a setup station buy a new set of wheels.. Mark them as setup use these with a camber gauge without tires.. This will give you a better measurement that's consistent.
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