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    Rim Roller for Cleaning/Polishing Wheels

    I got a set of new rims for my truck. American Racing Billet Rallyes. That's what they call them even though they are cast... I'm not real impressed with the quality of the polishing so I am going to give them a once over to see if I can improve on the factory work...
    ANYWAY, I had a set of cheap rollers I got at HF so I made an impromptu rim roller to make it easier to work on them.
    Here are the parts involved. The rollers and a couple of pieces of 1" square tubing.

    Bolted the rollers to the tubing and use a couple of c-clamps to hold them on the work table.

    The tire spins real nice on these and should make the work ahead a bit easier.

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    This is some of the stuff I will be dealing with on these wheels. Most of the outer edges of the slots have this sort of roughness going on.

    And I found a few nicks and scratches where there should be none...

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    Thanks astroracer! I've added your Rim Roller to our Metalworking and Buffing and Polishing categories, as well as to your builder page: astroracer's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



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