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    Hello,I am new to the forum and if i posted this in the wrong place please forgive me.Well here goes,I want to cut the center out of a rim and machine a new center to change the bolt pattern.I dont have a plasma cutter and a torch just isn't accurate enough.I do have a large 220 volt drill that turns slow rpm's.I am thinking of maybe using this in some type of fixture with a end mill or some type of cutter.I am interested in any input pro's or con's on this project.Also i plan on using this more than one time so i don't mind putting a little work into it.Thank You in advance. Stan
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    Stan, Id have thought it would be far easier and safer in use to make an adapter plate basically round plate drilled to bolt to the hub as standard pattern but with a second set of drilled holes to which you can mount studs of relevant quality to match the new bolt configuration
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