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2019 20" Aluminum Clad wheels

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by TcRoc, Apr 9, 2019.

  1. TcRoc

    TcRoc Member

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    Mine are starting to get very small speckle marks on them.. can't tell if its rust or what... I don't want to damage them using something I shouldn't to get this crap off...what is anybody else using that would clean this stuff off?
     
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    well, aluminum doesn't rust, so that's out of the picture. it could be pitting if some corrosive substance were splashed on them. The times are generally clear coated, so I wouldn't use anything abrasive to clean.
     
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    I believe these 20" wheels are plastic clad and not aluminum.
     
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    Yeah you tap on them and its questionable for sure,,its hard to tell.
     
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    That's what I thought too.

    The body/structure of the wheel is aluminum and the pretty chrome part is bonded onto it and a plastic material.
     
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    Yep, that is what the local Dodge dealer told me as well.....aluminum (plastic) chrome clad. But, the Service Advisor had no remedy. I thought he was drunk but I read more in the Forums.......all I can say is 'Dandy!?'
     
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    If it looks like rust spots it's probably rail dust. Hot particles coming off the brakes become embedded into the finish and rust over time. Iron-X will remove them.
     
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    The cladding is a low iron metal. Sparks when using a dremmel cutting wheel, peels like a tin can and if you look at the bottom there is a small magnet hanging on
     
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    Bingo and must be brake dust when the water hits them you get these marks very hard to clean off have to use a plastic polish or cleaner nothing abrasive it will put swirl marks in the plastic
     

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