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Friend gave me one of his Supersize big $ 24 inch chrome wheels to fix

by Rick Ames

big $ 24 inch chrome wheels to fix..

Have Lincoln 225.Damage is on inner portion of rim.It consists of mild bend (maybe 3 inch).And small tear half to three quarters of inch.Never dealt with chrome plate.Any ideas as wheel is big bucks?
Rick Ames


Welding it should be fairly simple. The chrome plating issue is the problem.

It is likely to peel back or discolor. I dont know if its possible to local plate to repair.

polishing might look ok for a while but rust will set in without plating.

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