Re: Rust - Limited Center Caps - Remove/Replace?
Originally Posted by mswlogo
Could the "rust" be coming from the rotor hub itself and working it's way out.
If water gets in there, I'm sure it does, then it will forum a rust soup.
That might eat at the finish of the wheel.
The wheel and cap I don't think will have "Iron" rust.
Any place water can collect, needs a drain to get rid of it quick and allow it to dry.
I wonder if putting a fine notches in the cap might be worth it.
I was thinking that too. See this thread by JeepJunkie Should this look so corroded?
. Whenever I rotate tyres, I give the hubs, stub axle and nut, just a touch of WD40 being very careful not to get any on the discs. It penetrates well and leaves a fine protective oil film. I'm not in favour of covering it with rust preventative gunk. I could interfere with the hub to wheel friction.
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