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Unread 06-18-2009, 10:07 AM   #1
quikrick11
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Scratched Chrome Wheel - Replacable?

My lovely girlfriend was driving my 06 GC and got a little curb burn on my chrome factory wheels. After looking at it, it seems that the chrome portion is just a cap that is separate from the actual wheel (I may be wrong).

My question is, is it possible to replace just the cap instead of paying for the approx. $330 full replacement wheel?

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Unread 06-18-2009, 10:11 AM   #2
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The chromed portion is permanently bonded to the wheel.

Try a junkyard.
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Unread 06-18-2009, 10:43 AM   #3
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Ahh, damn. Thanks.
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Unread 06-18-2009, 01:05 PM   #4
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Time to put the spare into duty!!! The road rash tire is now your spare.
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Unread 06-19-2009, 06:00 AM   #5
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Time to put the spare into duty!!! The road rash tire is now your spare.
That is my plan of attack if I do any damage in the future. I really hate the idea of chrome cladding. They look fine when they are not damaged, but the threat of future damage seems much greater.
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Unread 06-22-2009, 09:43 PM   #6
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Too bad you dont live here in Tucson. But there might be something like this where you live. Here, there is a place called Nu Wheel. they repair wheels. I took a chunked up chrome wheel a while ago...and about $100 later it was good as new.
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