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      05-28-2013, 05:00 PM   #1
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Something on wheels?

Took my car to get washed yesterday at local BMW dealership and when I got it back my wheels just looked wet still. Well a day later they have the same look but it doesn't wipe away with soap and water.

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      05-28-2013, 05:15 PM   #2
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Were they originally black?
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      05-28-2013, 05:23 PM   #3
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Tire shine?
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      05-28-2013, 05:58 PM   #4
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Were they originally black?
They were originally the lighter color
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      05-28-2013, 06:12 PM   #5
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wtf did they do to it!
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      05-28-2013, 06:17 PM   #6
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Is it on the body too? It does look like tire shine and brake dust mixed......
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      05-28-2013, 06:30 PM   #7
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This is what happens when u wash ur wheels when they're still hot, it will never go away. It could be something else tho
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      05-28-2013, 08:08 PM   #8
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This is what happens when u wash ur wheels when they're still hot, it will never go away. It could be something else tho
I can't imagine they were that hot. Parked in garage and drove maybe 10 min to dealership on an 80 degree day.
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      05-28-2013, 08:20 PM   #9
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its probably a cheap ass tire shine.
Use a simple green or dawn dishwashing soap to take it off.

That is one of the reason why i leave a note at 32 Font "DO NOT WASH TEH CAR" when i go for service.

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      05-28-2013, 08:23 PM   #10
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its probably a cheap ass tire shine.
Use a simple green or dawn dishwashing soap to take it off.

That is one of the reason why i leave a note at 32 Font "DO NOT WASH TEH CAR" when i go for service.

Good Luck!
Learned that the hard way ...I got complimentary swirl marks on my hood.
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      05-28-2013, 08:43 PM   #11
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its probably a cheap ass tire shine.
Use a simple green or dawn dishwashing soap to take it off.

That is one of the reason why i leave a note at 32 Font "DO NOT WASH TEH CAR" when i go for service.

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Learned that the hard way ...I got complimentary swirl marks on my hood.
No luck
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      05-28-2013, 08:59 PM   #12
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Forgestar e-mailed me back and apparently the dealership used an acidic wheel wash and ruined them. This is going to be fun tomorrow when I go to the dealership.
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^^^^^^^^^^^^ that was going to be my answer. I never let the dealership wash my car
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      05-28-2013, 09:02 PM   #14
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I would almost rather just go ahead and ruin the rest of them and live with the darker color if it was going to have to come out of my pocket to fix.
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I would almost rather just go ahead and ruin the rest of them and live with the darker color if it was going to have to come out of my pocket to fix.
Sorry to hear that it failed bro.

I would strongly recommend Plasti Dipping it which gives it a Matte black look which is peelable. you can find this at your local Home Depot for 6 bucks a can
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I'm curious as if they maybe used a degreaser of sorts to clean my calipers.. and in turn got it all over my wheels
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      05-29-2013, 08:51 AM   #17
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At the dealership now. They are attempting to clean them. We will see how this goes... Fingers crossed.
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      05-29-2013, 09:21 AM   #18
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I was gonna say it was probably wheel acid and they never washed it off
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The dealership didn't say exactly what is was or caused it but they took full responsibility and are going to give me a loaner and have them refinished on June 10th. Great experience with Advantage BMW Clear Lake in Texas. So relieved!!!
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spray more, make it evenly dark... problem solved
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      05-30-2013, 10:58 AM   #21
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spray more, make it evenly dark... problem solved
that was my plan if I was going to have to pay to fix them
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