I have some very old Monocoque front wheels that need some serious restoration attention. Have you taken the bolts out of a Super Trick or Monocoque wheel to clean/polish and then reassembled with zero problems? The bolts are rusted so I plan to replace them. I've heard that it can mess up the wheel somehow. I don't plan on separating the two halves but I'd mark them to be safe just in case they came apart.
I have a friend that split his and siliconed them to seal them. His still work OK but 1 rear takes a lot of weight he might have assembled them in a different position.
I replaced them one at a time, cleaning each as I went, with no problems. Be aware those bolts/nuts don't clear the rear caliper by much so test spin them before putting it in gear!!!
Illegitimi non carborundum
Both my old ones are bent. Pretty light wheel for 3620#. Still using the rear wheels.
Don’t think I’d chance fixing.
Raceless in California!
I made a wheel spinner and bolted the wheel to it with 2 lug nuts. This seems to be enough to keep everything from moving because I've taken all the rusted bolts/nuts off and everything looks like it's still lined up perfectly even after a couple hours of spin sanding. I hope I can find a torque value for the new bolts.
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