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Old 03-28-2013, 01:05 AM   #6051
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So it's been YEARS but I used to go wheeling at Novelty Hill a lot when I lived in Lake City/ Shoreline. What "B" town was that near?
Bothell.

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Old 03-28-2013, 08:30 AM   #6052
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:37 AM   #6053
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If anyone around here is bored and knows how to refinish wheels, hit me up lol.

This is what my wheels look like... all of them are doing this. Ford replaced one of them under warranty and said they wouldnt replace the rest. I dont know whats up with these, but they look so bad. Id like to go bright silver on them.

I dont have a lot of money, but Id love to get them fixed. I can buy you a case of beer while we work if your interested

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Old 03-28-2013, 09:41 AM   #6054
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Oh dear... Are you leaking hydrolic fluid? Something is getting on the wheel to ruin them.

I can respray them for you, would like to powder coat but brad has all my goodies still.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:44 AM   #6055
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What ya think Brad? :-)
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:04 PM   #6056
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Well its all 4 rims not just one of them, and there's no fluid leaking anywhere.

They started doing this a year or so after we got them. They've just gotten worse and worse ever since.

I had talked with Brad about this before, but we never got around to it
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I looked into it, ford racing did a very cheap job on their clear coats. You and many others are having the same issue...

Respray will be your most accessible option
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Is that an offer? lol
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If it happened a year after you bought the car you should have replaced it under warranty. I would just repaint them that would be your cheapest solution. Powder coating will last a lot longer so it is sort of a toss up
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I tried to have them replace them, but the dealership refused. At the time, only one of the rims was showing peeling, so they replaced that one.

After a while, they all did it again. I asked the dealer again and they said no. I didnt even feel like dealing with it at the time so I said screw it.

These rims were on my moms 2009, and we swapped rims with my 2006 right after she got it. Taking them to the dealer was a pain as I had to swap them back and forth.

Id like to powdercoat them, but I dont know anyone that can do it. The local place wanted an amount I couldnt afford...
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