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Old 02-02-14, 10:58 AM   #16
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Default Chrome wheels no go on 2014.

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My 2 cents on Spare Tire Rotation. If you order Chromed Wheels, only four will be Chromed. If you do a Spare Tire Rotation, all your tires will wear out evenly. Problem is, if you want to change brands, you will have to buy 5 new Tires. Personally, I have them rotate front to back and always have a new spare, even though it may be a different brand.

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Chrome wheels were not an option on 2014.

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Chrome wheels were not an option on 2014.
They never have been an option. If you order your car with Chromed Wheels, they will be chromed locally or swapped with Chromed Wheels. Also, they are not covered under your warantee. In fact, once when I ordered Chromed Wheels, they only provided Four. When I complained, they said it was the industry policy to only chrome four. They offered me to get the spare chromed at their cost, which I declined.

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They never have been an option. If you order your car with Chromed Wheels, they will be chromed locally or swapped with Chromed Wheels. Also, they are not covered under your warantee. In fact, once when I ordered Chromed Wheels, they only provided Four. When I complained, they said it was the industry policy to only chrome four. They offered me to get the spare chromed at their cost, which I declined.

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My dealer installed Chrome wheels carry the same warranty that the vehicle carriers as per my dealer, also written on my service order.
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My dealer installed Chrome wheels carry the same warranty that the vehicle carriers as per my dealer, also written on my service order.
Perhaps your dealer is warranting the wheels, but a call to Lexus Headquarters will tell you that the Lexus Warrantee does not cover the Chrome wheels.

Perhaps if the wheel falls apart, but not if the Chrome starts to peel or discolor.

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Default Guys not to bust your bubble...

The thread is about the hitch install. The spare rim was purely incidental. Perhaps a new thread on it if you want?

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The thread is about the hitch install. The spare rim was purely incidental. Perhaps a new thread on it if you want?

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Yes, sometimes a thread goes into a different topic and future researchers will not see the discussion on wheels. Post a new thread with a link to this thread to continue any discussion.
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Thanks Randy for the write up. My spacers will arrive sometime this week. BTW, how do you lower the spare?
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Yes, sometimes a thread goes into a different topic and future researchers will not see the discussion on wheels. Post a new thread with a link to this thread to continue any discussion.
We have a new forum moderator I see.
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Thanks Randy! Great write up. I will be installing one soon on my 2012.
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We have a new forum moderator I see.
Yea I thought I might get a comment on that.lol
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thanks, was thinking about doing this for bikes.
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