[Brake dust] Really glad I went with black wheels

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by Andi, Apr 17, 2015.

  1. Andi

    Andi Silver Member

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    After 500 miles, my front wheels are now a different shade of black.....
     
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    april77 SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Amen, Andi! I am SO glad that I went with the black rims!!!!!

    April
     
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    Hellcatmichael SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm glad i went with brass rims there just a differant shade of brass now and then.
     
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    17 lightweight rims are the bomb. So much easier to clean than the BM. Plus if you get a nick touch up is readily available.
     
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    But... but... but... some people don't like them!
     
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    I get that to each his own. After having owned both I much prefer these new ones. No matter how clean my brass monkeys were they always look dirty. Plus I didn't care for the fact that there was no touch up paint available. Either way they're both awesome wheels
     
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    Hellcatmichael SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Jeff wheel repair mixed up a batch of touch up paint in 2 minutes, matches perfectly. I didn't like bm at frist but the contrast with the brass and redline red works. I get more compliments on them then i ever gat on my frist cat with black rims. In fact no ever said nice black rims but most people ask what color are the bm they look great.
     
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    I changed to the z3 pads, waaaaayyyyyyyy less dust!
     
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    I like them... a lot :)
     
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    these rims. black or another color, have way too many spokes to easily clean

    takes me 30 minutes minimum to clean and they still aren't perfect.

    i need different pads
     
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    yup! didn't want the brass monkeys for that reason, I had an '06 300 SRT and after 30 miles of driving the bright wheels weren't so bright anymore! I will probably change the pads soon, as the charger is white, and brake dust is very noticeable all over and everywhere!!!
     
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    Gotta do it right... :) 14k miles on the Charger and they shine like the day they came off the showroom floor! Yes, it takes a bit of work but it's worth it... IMO
     
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