Did you know that if you have wire wheels and bang them up or "curb" them while driving that you can have them repaired? This is done by taking the wheels apart and replacing the outer rim with a new outer lip. This easy and worthwhile process will save you a lot of money, especially if you have a set of Daytons or other custom wires. Some wire wheels are customized with chrome and gold combinations, or feature painted or powdercoated spokes, all of which can cost a few hundred dollars. The alternative to blowing that money on a new wheel is to have the old one repaired. Now follow along and see how the pros at British Wire Wheels repair damaged wheels. 1) This wire wheel has seen better days. 2) Mark started off by removing the factory seal. 3) This wheel was almost ready to be taken apart. 4) Removing all of the silicone from the rim will make it easier to take the wheel apart. 5) The nipples were all loosened by hand to allow the wheel to come apart. 6) With the wheel disassembled, we were ready to move on to the next process. 7) All of the parts were cleaned, oiled and made ready for reassembly. 8) The hub was set in place by short spokes. 9) All of the short spokes were put into place. 10) And then, the long spokes were put into place. 11) Mark trued the wheels to undisclosed tolerances. 12) Here's a closer look at the gauges at work. 13) The wheels were sealed with new silicone. 14) This restored wire wheel was finished and ready to roll. Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!