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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2016, 09:04:07 AM »
they can do either, it just depends on which side the tire installs from.  If you have a look at mine they were widened on the face side of the rim

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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2016, 08:45:22 AM »
Can they widen the outer lip or just the inner barrel ?

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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2014, 07:38:38 PM »
That's the place that I took them, Robert. ::thumbup ::bounce

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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2014, 07:32:17 PM »
Here is a professional place in Michigan. http://www.weldcraftwheels.com/
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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2014, 01:51:47 PM »
Custom wheels can be upwards of 1500/wheel

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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2014, 01:36:26 PM »
How much does it cost to have that done?  Like the way they look!
A little pricey but there aren't any others that do widening of alloy wheels unless they are on the west coast, that I know of.  $265 per wheel.  I'm pretty sure that custom wheels would have cost me a lot more.  Jim
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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2014, 11:18:03 AM »
I have to agree, they did great by me too

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Re: Widening your wheels
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2014, 10:48:00 AM »
How much does it cost to have that done?  Like the way they look!
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Widening your wheels
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2014, 09:37:10 AM »
OK, I'm on a budget and purchased 4 Drag 8.5x18 wheels from Discount Tire.  They gave me the look that I wanted EXCEPT I needed 11" wides for the rear.  I took them to WeldCraft in Livonia, MI. and had them widened 2.5".  Here is what they looked like when I got them back.  They said that they were backed up with 6 weeks work but they got mine in 5 weeks.  Very nice guys to deal with.  I sprayed them with etching primer and epoxy black prior to having my tires mounted.  Jim
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