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Please check your OEM Alloy wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by wing103, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    wing103

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    I just find out the OEM wheels, have start rust from inside, please see attachments,
    I hope all members here if you have OEM wheels, please go out side to check your wheels.
    I go to dealership and the manager is very helpful. He agree to replace me a new one.

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  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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    BlueTaco07

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    Aluminum alloy doesnt rust........ You sure its not brake dust?
     
  3. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    i am hundres % sure, it dose rust from inside, may be those aluminum mix with some metal..... to make, i am not sure, but it dose look like shit. and it dose look like rust from inside out....
     
  4. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Mine are bubbled the same , all four
     
  5. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    wat?
    from what i've heard, it's b/c of the salts/de-icers in winter. should be covered under warranty if your's still applies
     
  6. Aug 23, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    jandrews

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    Mine are torn to shit from rock rash anyway.
     
  7. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    kryten

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    mine are 10x worse :sadviolin:
     
  8. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    If u have warranty, u should bring it to dealership to exchange new wheels!
     
  9. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I'm getting them to look at them next time I'm over there

    Lots of guys I know here with these wheels have had at least one set replaced
     
  10. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    You are correct, it doesn't rust, but it does corrode
     
  11. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    I was going to say corrode but I didnt want to misspell it :D
     
  12. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  13. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    Aftermarket Wheels Fixed ;)
     
  14. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    Is the problem more prevalent on the 17" TRD Sport wheels?
     
  15. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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  16. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    wat?
    i've seen it on both sets of alloys, but it's always in areas where de-icers are used.
     
  17. Aug 24, 2011 at 12:50 AM
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    Same here, all four corners.
     
  18. Aug 24, 2011 at 7:57 AM
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    Another good reason to have "expendable" black steel wheels with winter tires.

    Wonder how some proprietary firearm finishes like Melonite or Tenifer would fair against road salt...
     
  19. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    Thats why my factory wheels will be my winter wheels now. I dont care what my winter wheels look like.
     
  20. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    so those of you who painted your stock wheels how are they holding up?
     
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