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Old 09-30-2012, 08:12 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by RobZL1580 View Post
I have a 2013 Camaro ZL1, with the optional Bright Forged Aluminum wheels. The problem I am having is if you look at the picture, it appears that the painted/clear coated portion of the wheel near the lug nuts are stained or damaged. I cannot figure out what is wrong, because the wheels have been painfully and thoroughly washed once a week since I purchased the car. The rest of the wheel everywhere else is perfect.

I took the car to my dealership. They tried some compound on it with no success. The dealer took pictures to forward to Chevrolet to see what they have to say.

Correct me if I am wrong, but these are painted/clear coated aluminum wheels, correct?

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This is happening on my front wheels as well. They are discolored in the area around the lug nuts. I thought it was because of the heat from the heavy braking. Now that I see that others have this same problem will take it to the dealer to document the condition. Thanks for bringing it to everyone's attention.
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