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Wanted; 1959 David Bradley Suburban Front Rim.



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#1 classic ONLINE  

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Posted October 01, 2014 - 09:02 AM

I'm looking for front rims for my 59 DB Suburban. The rims are two piece rims, and I would be interested in even half of one rim if it's in decent shape. Thanks.

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Posted November 04, 2014 - 04:57 PM

Have you found a rim yet?

 

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Posted November 11, 2014 - 11:07 AM

Matt, I was able to fill the pits in one of my rim halves, but I'm still looking for a better rim half to replace it with.
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Posted November 11, 2014 - 11:27 AM

Yea mine are in the same shape. I've got some pits that went all the way through in a couple of spots. What did you use to fill them? I have used lead in the street rods that I've built but i'm not sure if that is appropriate in this application.  


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Posted November 11, 2014 - 06:51 PM

you can use nothing more complex than JB weld. You working with a low pressure tire and mostly hole no bigger than a vavle stem would have been. I use it all the time and have never had an issue.


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Posted November 13, 2014 - 01:14 AM

Only one of my rim halves had pits, but there were no holes passing through. I only had to use some spot putty to smooth it out. I thought these rims would be easier to find, so I sort of took what I had for granted. This was the first early Suburban I've owned, so I was unaware of the scarcity of the parts. JB weld would be perfect for repairing holes in these rims, though. Thanks Lauber1.
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