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Old 07-08-2015, 11:01 AM   #1
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20" Plastic wheel covers removed

Found a pic of whats supposed to be under those plastic wheel covers.
Anyone actually remove theirs?

I've got a 2014 Express and I'm wondering what's under there.

The stock wheel has been chromed whats under the plastic is a stock metal finish that could be painted, polished, or chromed supposedly.


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Old 07-08-2015, 12:51 PM   #2
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If finished correctly - that would be a better long term look than the plastic IMO .



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I'm considering it, the plastic just bugs me.
I'm negotiating getting a second set to do the test with, since info on this is pretty thin as I've found so far. If I do it i'll try to get a write up on it.
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I saw a picture years ago with the plastic removed, it looked a lot rougher than that. Very utilitarian.
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:02 AM   #5
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The plastic chrome wheel covers will look better and last longer than just a chromed aluminum wheel. That's why their made that way... Oxidization will get under a chromed aluminum wheel and will cause bubbling of the chrome just like an steel wheel.
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Somebody on here removed the plastic covers and painted the wheels black and looked really good but can't remember who it was.
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I was looking at either paint, powder coat, or anodize.
I'm not a chrome fan but i'll take it..lol.

This is what it looks like under the plastic before polish, paint etc.

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Thats not all that bad. but, I'm sure the older ones wouldn't look as good. I may ask my buddy at the salvage yard for a few to see what they come out like.
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I think they would look good powder coated, unfortunately they will still weigh the same.
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No they will be .6oz lighter each lol!
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