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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-14-2007, 11:02 AM Thread Starter
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Second Set of Rims???

I'd like to get another set of rims for my 1000rr. One set for track tires and the other for street tires. Does anyone know of a local place that might have some? I'm doing the ebay thing, but not sure how I feel about buying used rims without inspecting them.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-14-2007, 11:04 AM
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Hit up HIX, he has an EXCELLENT connection for straight used wheels. That is the only place I am buying from now on.

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You may also want to check out (wera racing forum). Those guys are selling rims cheaper than ebay prices. They have been used a lot, and scratched a few times, but you are looking for them for track use, so they are a good deal.

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WERA and CCS forums are good resources... I've had VERY good success with eBay - just make sure you're dealing with a reputable seller.

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ksid=p3907.m32

This would be perfect, however I'm not to thrilled with the bent lip. Not sure if that matters, but tires are slightly important.

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Remember to find out if the wheels on your bike were used on other years/models and search under those too. We got a spare set of wheels WITH rotors and rain tires for cheap on ebay by being patient and doing creative searches. Unfortunately the tool we bought them from just slapped mailing labels on them to ship them and one of the rotors got bent. Ah well... otherwise it was a great deal.

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