Author Topic: RUST Corrosion/Pitting in Bead Area of Rims 15x8 rallys HELP.  (Read 2141 times)

Offline Dave W

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I bought some 15x8 rally wheels at a swap meet, they had tires on them holding air.
 Long story short there was corrosion, with pitting.
I have cleaned as good as possible down bare.
There is still some slight unevenessthe from the pitting.
I heard it may be possible to use miracle paint, or
Por 15 and apply about 3 coats sanding in between
To help level out.
And then maybe mount with some bead sealer.
Anyone have any insight?
Thank you
« Last Edit: March 21, 2019, 07:31:28 PM by Dave W »

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Re: RUST inside Rims 15x8 rallys inside bead area corroded. HELP.
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2019, 06:58:53 PM »
Pictures would help but bead sealer is what is used to help with these issues.
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Re: RUST Corrosion/Pitting in Bead Area of Rims 15x8 rallys HELP.
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2019, 01:44:08 PM »
If you don't want to mess with all that you could run with tubes in the tires.

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Re: RUST Corrosion/Pitting in Bead Area of Rims 15x8 rallys HELP.
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019, 07:29:01 AM »
You do not run tubes in a tubeless radial tire.
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Re: RUST Corrosion/Pitting in Bead Area of Rims 15x8 rallys HELP.
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 12:12:21 PM »
I wonder if filling in the pits with lead would work, like they used to do on sheet metal back in the day.

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Re: RUST Corrosion/Pitting in Bead Area of Rims 15x8 rallys HELP.
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2019, 08:27:15 AM »
most shops as soon as they see pitting or corrosion will apply bead sealer to eliminate any air leaking. this is a common problem with Chevy and Chrysler wheels that are aluminum and chrome plated
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