Wanted Cromodora CD31 wheel(s)

Discussion in 'FS&W Forum' started by MikeHynes, Sep 11, 2019 at 5:05 PM.

  1. MikeHynes

    MikeHynes True Classic

    Location:
    Goodfield, IL.
    I have one Cromodora CD31 wheel that needs repair. I am beginning to think that I'll never be able to find someone who can repair it, and if I do, that it won't make sense to spend what it will take to fix it.
    So...does anyone have an orphan Cromodora CD 31 wheel that they would like to sell? (13" x 5.5" on 4 on 98mm bolt pattern)
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  2. Dan Sarandrea (Phila)

    Dan Sarandrea (Phila) Waitin' On Parts...

    Location:
    Philadelphia, PA
    That can't be the one needing repair.
     
  3. Jeff Stich

    Jeff Stich True Classic

    Location:
    Norco, CA
    That's what I was thinking, turns out it's one of his other CD-31's that needs the repair work.

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  4. myredracer

    myredracer True Classic

    Except for the rim maybe being distorted towards the center near when it says made in Italy, you might try finding a welder specializing in magnesium repair. I had a rare Cromodora rim once that had a chunk missing from the edge of the rim, about an inch or more across. I took it to a specialized welder who worked on inspecting and repairing magnesium parts for helicopters. He welded a piece back in and machined it so it looked like new again. Pretty amazing.
     
  5. MikeHynes

    MikeHynes True Classic

    Location:
    Goodfield, IL.
    Yes, I know there are folks who weld magnesium. I'll see what I can find.
     
  6. 78paesano

    78paesano True Classic

    Location:
    Las Vegas, NV
    How much magnesium are in these wheels, is it 50/50?
     
  7. Chris Obert

    Chris Obert autocrosser, X driver

    I still have three used ones... Like you, the forth wheel in the set I purchased in Italy was (broken).
     

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