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Old 04-26-2011, 09:33 AM
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This is perhaps a silly question but here goes anyway.. How do you remove the chrome skin from a 20" Dodge Ram wheel..08 Laramie model.. I don't wnat to break it so I'll ask before hand... I'm changing tires...

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It is a bonded cover, normally not removable. I have read many posts wishing to remove it but none who have shown photos of a successful removal to have a pretty wheel afterward.
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thanks..just what I was thinking..one of mine has a crack in it...I guess I'll live with it...
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Yeah, you cant remove it, I think even if you do, its not a normal looking wheel underneath. One of mine cracked (Wife curbed it), so I ended up buying a complete rim from Ebay for $200 shipped..
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I actually heard the factory blems gets the chrome clad and the perfect ones get painted or polished (the 2005 rims). Dont know how true this is.
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I don't know that they put the chrome clad wheels on the 2005's.
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Yes, they did. I have the 2005 chrome clad 20's. They had the same wheel also available in polished aluminum. I heard the ones that were not cast perfectly smooth for polishing and had minor imperfections were the ones that got the plastic chrome cladding.
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