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post #1 of 4 Old 06-02-2010, 11:24 AM Thread Starter
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I took my winter wheels off a couple weeks ago and put the original 20" stock aluminum ones back on my '06 F250. These had been sitting in my garage for the past 6 months. When I put the last one on, I saw what I thought was a scratch. Closer inspection revealed the rim was cracked at the bead seat at two locations. I couldn't believe it. Ford dealer offered nothing since truck is past 36k warranty. Service manager agreed the rim was not overloaded or otherwise damaged.

This is just another of a list of failed components on this truck. 48k miles and nearly $10k in post warranty repairs.
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-02-2010, 11:28 AM
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holy chit!!!!!!


that sucks man. check craigslist for some used ones.

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what year is it?. and they just cracked in your garage?
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This is not the first time I have heard of this happening to stock aluminum rims. I check mine for cracks everytime I wash my truck.

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