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 Post subject: Re: Mamba wheel centers
PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:43 pm 
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360gts wrote:
Hi Goff
Well, now I am confused...this center that I have...certainly looks original screen printing...but the shape is not like your centers.
Do you think there were different centers??? Anyone!!!


Dermott , i would say yes , your wheels look the same as mine with the valve hole same place , some were different , came out in a different place !!!

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click on ten inch wheels , scroll down until you come Mamba's


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 Post subject: Re: Mamba wheel centers
PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 6:40 pm 
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I’ve got two of these centres in wheels with valves pointing outwards.
I think they are late originals.
The logo is printed on clear adhesive Mylar (plastic?) discs.
The alloy centres on both wheels were convex .. I think because of the number of times they had been knocked out from inside.
It was easy to put a mandrel behind and chap them flat again and re apply the original printed Mylar disc.


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 Post subject: Re: Mamba wheel centers
PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 9:21 pm 
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First try at creating the new centers...made from galvanised steel sheet. Slightly domed like the originals...gives the center a lot more rigidity.
Pleased with the outcome...will need a little more massaging but I think they will look great with the Mamba sticker applied...have some on the way.
Comments welcome.


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