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#12: 07-19-2012, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Pako View Post
Wow! I posted my story that I posted here on the Les Schwab Facebook page and got a phone call from the store manager this morning. Long story short, if I guy new tires, they will mount them on new wheels free of charge to replace my damaged ones.

So...the next question is, do any wheels withstand the harsh chemicals that they use on the roads? Are most wheels clear coated?

Will have to do some research.
I would opt for painted wheels and avoid the clear coated machined or polished wheels. Some wheels do not have a clear coat but they are usually ones with a chrome, machined, or polished finish. Almost all painted wheels will be topped with a clear coat. I would get some crappy wheels and mount winter tires on them for the winter so you don't have to worry about them in the winter.