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Red rims

Postby bzsz1942 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:02 pm

My 1952 cub has red rear rims. I have been disassembling, cleaning, re-gasketing and generally repairing any thing needing repair. During this process, I have seen no evidence of a repaint yet all other same year cubs I have seen have silver rims. What gives?

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Re: Red rims

Postby Bob McCarty » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:17 pm

My guess would be that they were sandblasted or otherwise stripped before the red paint was applied.

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Re: Red rims

Postby ricky racer » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:01 pm

I believe the original rims were galvanized.
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Re: Red rims

Postby clodhopper » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:39 pm

ricky racer wrote:I believe the original rims were galvanized.

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Re: Red rims

Postby danovercash » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:54 pm

What Bob said, but he beat me to it!
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Re: Red rims

Postby bzsz1942 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:07 am

Thanks guys. Really appreciate all the help.


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