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      11-20-2012, 05:22 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by f10inSD View Post
Hey guys.. I just installed some new rims on my car that are cast alum alloy with a machined face. I noticed today that there are tiny pits on the face of the rim. When I called the wheel company they said it could be from break dust.

I was told to ship them the rims for inspection and possible replacement. Can break dust actually cause pits? All the other aftermarket rims I've owned never did this...
It may not be the brake dust that is corrosive, maybe it is the wheel cleaner you use..? I have always used the BMW wheel cleaner in fear that others are to strong and may damage the wheel surface.

Lets hope the problem is a manufacturing one and the wheels are replaced..good luck.
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