PCP Challenger Delivered today...any idea regarding a RF HUB KIT...?

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  1. iya0yas

    iya0yas Silver Member

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    Took delivery of my PCP HC today; ordered on 11/5. Many thanks to RS and SRT CS for their updates along the way...!

    I noticed empty packaging for a RF Hub Kit. Anyone know what issue this kit is designed to address and if it was installed after the car left Brampton? Just curious...

    As requested my dealer did not PDI the car until I arrived to inspect it. Unfortunately, open transport this time of year leaves a car exposed to the elements including salt spray en route from Brampton, Buffalo and finally Charlotte, NC. The car looked like it drove through direct salt spray and as a consequence, all of the aluminum components in the engine bay show signs of oxidization. Even the BM wheels looked terrible but now only 'so so' after a preliminary wash. Hope with some more elbow grease they will come clean. The rear brake rotors are severely oxidized and look terrible. I wonder if these can be replaced under warranty?? Overall I'm very pleased with the fit & finish of the body panels and paint although I did notice what appears to be localized stains on the paint from a petroleum based fluid. Probably the result of another car stacked above mine during transport. Luckily, the black satin hood looks flawless. There's much more detail work to do both inside & out. Next step is to clay bar the exterior (excluding hood) followed by an application of polish & wax then I'll focus on the interior... Looking forward to giving the CAT some TLC.

    So here's a few pic's...enjoy!

    Preliminary wash completed (w/ 2- buckets)...clay bar is next.
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    Hub Kit...look familiar?
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    Sold Order...recognize these initials?
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    Rear brake rotor...yuk!
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    Oxidized alternator...not good...
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    The other rear brake rotor...not much better.
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  2. CPRHDSRT

    CPRHDSRT Pontiac Bred ................. SRT Addicted Gold Supporting Member

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    No worries - I think the RF Hub Kit is the antenna sharkfin cover already installed in your first picture. Hope everything else cleans up OK. Congrats !!
     
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    Red Harley Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member HCC National Secretary

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    Congrats on the beautiful Hellcat. Nice picture of the family with the Cat.
     
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    Looks just like mine. I have a M6. Got mine the week before christmas and it was clean as could be.
     
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    Congratulations on your cat!
     
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    Beautiful car! I love PCP! Sorry your car had bad weather to the dealer. Hopefully it'll clean up nicely. Enjoy your awesome car!
     
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    Love your car iyaOyas! Send us some pics after your clay bar detail.
     
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    iya0yas Silver Member

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    Thanks for all the kind words everyone ! Hope to finish the exterior detail work tomorrow. Will also remove the wheels to clean/detail them and the wheel wells.

    I'm sure detailing topics have been covered extensively in another forum/thread but I have to ask here anyway - any product recommendations for detailing the BM wheels?

    Need to remove light oxidation then protect/seal to reduce the accumulation of brake dust.

    Thanks again !!!
     
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    jaque Silver Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    jax wax wheel cleaner, ive tried all kinds of stuff it works great, bright green then turns reddish purple.. my wheels wouldnt come clean untill i used this stuff. dont wipe those bm hard.. use the product i suggested or somthing like it that is ph balanced.. use a nano coating on the entire car.. esoteric car care sells the best coatings!!!
    geon wheel coating and myabi and ism in tandem on entire car except on the black areas hood, spoiler rockers, ism only.. i researched this extensively and kamikaze is the best!!!
     

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    Great looking car. I am glad you got your hellcat home. I really love the PCP Challenger.
     
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    Last year when I parked my car,I put it on jacks and cleaned everything..and I painted the rotor hub with black caliper paint,I didn't want to see a rusty looking hub, as it would really catch your eye... As for the aluminum parts,,, hand polish it with mothers aluminum and mag polish, should make it look cleaner
     
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    iya0yas Silver Member

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    Thanks...your results speak for themselves ! I heard the BM paint film thickness varies across the surface of the wheel so I like the idea of allowing the cleaner solution to do the work vs. cleaning by abrasion.
     
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    iya0yas Silver Member

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    I doubt FCA will warranty the rotors so I agree that painting as you suggest is the only other option. Will try the Mothers polish for the aluminum bits & pieces. Thanks for the tips !
     
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    Good luck, take your time, and it will look great
     
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    Just drive the car, the rotors will clean up the first time you hit the brakes. They are just steel and will show that rust even if its just sitting outside in rain for a few days. Just give it a good drive and they will clean right up.
     
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