Rust on wheel hubs?

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  1. Hellcatmichael

    Hellcatmichael SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Does anyone have rust like this developing on their wheel hubs? Is it from the rotors or coming from another source? How do you safety remove it? Thank you .
     

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    Plasti dip ;)
     
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    Hellcatmichael SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Can you use French onion dip or does it have to be plasti dip?
     
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    Was that a spray application? Assuming so. Looks great.
     
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    MattG Gold Member Hellcat Car Club

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    Great solution. and maybe a clear coat on it.
     
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    It's normal. The second day I had my car I pulled the wheels and painted all that with Rustoleum high heat grill paint. I bought a pint and used a sponge brush. Painted all the non-contact surfaces of the rotors that were grey from the factory.

    Over a year later still looks perfect and better than looking at rust through the wheels.
     
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    That's exactly what I did. Hit them with some scotch brite or a wire brush, then wipe with a solvent (whatever --- alcohol, mineral spirtits etc) and paint. I didn't prime, just used Rustoleum on the bare metal...
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Yep, I did the same 15 months ago and it still looks great today.
     
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    It is normal Michael. Especially with it getting wet, even in car wash or self wash.
    Worse in NY when cars are shipped during winter months
     
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    Jeff's wheels is going to do them for more pizza thanks everyone..
     
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