Some of you might remember I hit a rock back in May. 

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Well, since I needed a new rim and wanted to get something more than a new rim for the $500, I told them I wanted to keep my old rim. So they put it in the box the new one came in.

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As you can tell, the rim is done for.

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So I found a friend with cutting wheel.

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After the barrel and face of the rim were separated, it was time to clean up the edge.

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After that, I took the rim home where it was time to clean it up.

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Sprayed it down with some brake cleaner and cleaned it with an old wash cloth.

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Nice and clean.

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I was going to grab a roundel from the junkyard, but I didn’t want to wait, and considering entry is $3. I got one off of ebay.

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After that, I got some dry wall anchors and hung it on my wall.

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