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Old 11-21-2008, 04:39 PM   #1
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I mean come on, all the machine shops here won't do it with the tires on the wheel first thing. And the ones that will says it will take a few days and will cost at the cheapest 200. Damn I was looking at around 100. Guess I will do it myself somehow.
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Old 11-21-2008, 06:06 PM   #2
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what kind of wheels are we talking about here? that would make it a little easier for us to help.
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17 inch eskies
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you should be able to get everything to bore them with for about 50 bucks using the hole saw method. some of the other guys who have done this should be able to elaborate more. I know you need a 3" and a 4" hole saw and the bit for the drill.
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Ok I am gonna by the whole saw thing and hope for the best.just didn't know if that would work
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I did mine with the whole saw. Its easy just make sure you got a good grip on the drill!!!
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:46 PM   #7
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Thanks. I just needed to vent some.
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Yeah man i just got mine bored yesterday and you have to take the tires off. This is because they have to grab the lip of the rim. And the cost is some much because it does take a min to lathe them out. I have know idea about the hole saw way but go onto youtube and type in titan bore. This will help you out alot. I would go the router way myself but i work at a big facility and just bought the dude a case of beer lmao lol
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I wouldn't use a hole saw. I would use the rabbit bit and router method if you are going to do it yourself. because it doesn't go all the way through and it does a perfect job of getting it symmetrical. A shop here bores out the wheels for $50.
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I would love to be able to use the router method but I need this done by tomorrow morning because a friend of mine is going to buy my navigator wheels off me for his truck and he just got rid of his wheels last night. We both need our trucks tomorrow so I went ahead and bought the stuff for the hole saw method. I couldn't find a bit I could use for the router. I believe it would need to be a metal rabbeting bit which everywhere I looked only had wood ones. I think this will work fine as long as I take my time and measure it out many times.
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