Dinged Aluminum Wheel
I dented and split an OEM Aluminum Rim on my 2006 Safari FB SE... ran over a bigass rock. I've got the spare on now. I'm going to The Wilds of Ohio on Thursday so I needed another rim.
I called the factory... they found the part number, I was transferred to sales to see if they had one in stock. Got a voice mail, left a message... no one ever called me back.
So I says to myself, self, it doesn't matter I've GOT to get another spare. A local trailer repair store looked at my current tire, and the tech and I both decided it had too much sidewall scuffing to risk putting the old tire on the new spare, so I bought a rim and tire.
They were having a sale on a nice chromed steel wheel, for $45. It has a weight rating of 2640 lbs - about the same as the aluminum rim.
So... I haven't been able to match the rim anywhere locally and Airstream isn't calling me back....
So I says to myself... self I says... any reason I shouldn't switch to a nice chromed steel wheel? I'd have to torque the bolts tighter, other than that?
I ask those of you having more experience to comment.
Thanks in advance, Paula
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