Excessive wheel and center cap wear

Doilookwasted

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Has anyone else experienced wear like this on their wheels and center caps? I do drive on a lot of gravel and the occasional muddy road but to see this kind of damage on all 4 corners already seems a bit much. Yes, I know my valve stem cap is broken.
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How deep is the mud? Looks like it's higher than the centercap and you like to spin the wheels through it.
It varies. Sometimes to the center caps, sometimes to the running boards. My issue is that I've had aluminum, steel, chrome, painted and powder coated wheels and I've never seen swirling like this. I'm just curious if this is happening to other guys that put a lot of muddy miles on.
 
She's a work horse, not a show horse. That's as clean as she gets for now lol
In that case it's tough to tell how much of what we're seeing is damage and how much is just dirt.

Every time I come back from forest roads it looks like my truck was pinstriped to hell and back, but after washing the vast majority of it was just dirt/dust lines.
 
In that case it's tough to tell how much of what we're seeing is damage and how much is just dirt.

Every time I come back from forest roads it looks like my truck was pinstriped to hell and back, but after washing the vast majority of it was just dirt/dust lines.
I get what you're saying, but in this case what you see are scratches. I'll try to piss on the wheel a few times this afternoon to get a better photo
 
I spun a wheel I buried in mud on my Chevy. It really scratched the hell out of the wheel and cap. Fortunately, I had wheel damage coverage and they replaced it. It is amazing what danage spinning wheels in mud and sand can do.
 
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In that case it's tough to tell how much of what we're seeing is damage and how much is just dirt.

Every time I come back from forest roads it looks like my truck was pinstriped to hell and back, but after washing the vast majority of it was just dirt/dust lines.
 
Here's a better look after I wiped a wheel down, they look better dirty lol. Like I said, I've had all manner of OEM and aftermarket wheels and put hard bush miles on them all. I've never seen wear this bad already.
 

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Here's a better look after I wiped a wheel down, they look better dirty lol. Like I said, I've had all manner of OEM and aftermarket wheels and put hard bush miles on them all. I've never seen wear this bad already.
Looks like you spun them against rock filled mud.
 
Here's a better look after I wiped a wheel down, they look better dirty lol. Like I said, I've had all manner of OEM and aftermarket wheels and put hard bush miles on them all. I've never seen wear this bad already.
Yea them boys are toast. You in Texas, what kinda brush you running through?
 
I had a set that looked like that after running in the deep snow / ice/mud in the spring thaw
 
I had a set that looked like that after running in the deep snow / ice/mud in the spring thaw
Yea….I’ll stay down south. Between salt and weather shit just destroys vehicle.l’s. Why they also say don’t by a used vehicle from up north around there parts.
 
Here's a better look after I wiped a wheel down, they look better dirty lol. Like I said, I've had all manner of OEM and aftermarket wheels and put hard bush miles on them all. I've never seen wear this bad already.
Oof! Ya ok, that really is bad. :(
 
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