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Question: found 1-2" crack in 2017's rim, repairable?

Gaming Glen

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Apr 16, 2002
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
1996 Grand Sport convertible, 2003 red coupe
I'm about 2500 miles from home. I wonder if a TIG weld on the rim would be sufficient to get me home where I can deal with getting a replacement rim. The crack starts on the inner edge and runs about 1-2" inwards. The tire leaks air otherwise I would never have found the crack.

edit: after some research, mostly comments from other Corvette owners in various places, I'm going with a weld to get me back home.
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