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    Posted: 18-September-2015 at 12:14AM
I was watching OVERHAULIN last night and Foose did a special wheel for the Tbird they were building and it gave me an idea. Has anyone ever worked with a machine shop or wheel builder (or know of one) that can actually design and cut the wheels for the average Joe? Hey... that's ME!! LOL
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cggrob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-September-2015 at 5:18AM
That would depend on your "average joe" budget?  I think you are in for a minimum of $3k+ for anything custom assuming no CNC program has to be written from scratch.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 75GranMan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-September-2015 at 1:25PM
Not to steal the thread, but has anybody had a set of aluminum slots top surface machined down for that new wheel finish and what was the cost?
John 75Gran Torino 4spd
Tighten it down until it snaps and then back it off a half turn!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote californiajohnny Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-September-2015 at 4:06PM
these guys resurface them:

 http://www.detroitvintagewheels.com/home.html
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-September-2015 at 3:40AM
I did a set in a lathe 30+ years ago. We had an old axle shaft cut off about 8" long to fit in the chuck and bolted the wheel to that. 
The above post should be read in a "Grumpy Old Man" voice.
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