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Old 03-05-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

I thought the 20" wheels on my '12 were chrome, but when I was cleaning them today, they felt like plastic.

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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

It is a type of plastic coating. I found this:
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quote:Chrome cladded can be described as a wheel that has a chromed stainless steel or plastic fascia that is permanently attached to a steel or alloy wheel.
http://www.wheelsandcaps.com/Chrome_Clad_Wheels.html
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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

means that you, like myself have plastic covered wheels, hubcaps of the sort...i too was very disappointed and found out its been this way for years
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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

I had an 04 with plastic clad wheels. Never experienced any problems with them.

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Old 03-07-2012, 04:18 PM   #6
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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

I may be in the minority but I like the chrome clad. The don't rust!! Never had an issue with them of any kind.
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What exactly does "chrome clad" mean?

mine are goin black anyway
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