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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:08 pm 
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So, the wheels on our '12 PPV have little white squares painted on them. On one, the black paint has peeled a bit, so it's not a square, but it is there on the others. I thought that was something from it's service life in the Great White North, but I see the same square in pictures of others' PPVs.

Does anyone know why they are there?

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:48 pm 
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Do you have a picture of what you are talking about?

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Yeah I have them on all 4 of my wheels too. I was also curious what they were for. I'll try post a picture this weekend if nobody else does.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:41 am 
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First post here:

http://www.newcaprice.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=1113

Look at the pictures. There's lead weights, AND white painted squares. No correlation between the two.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:29 pm 
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Could they be the faded green stickers?

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:32 pm 
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I'll double-check, but I don't think they're stickers, but paint. They may be where the black paint was pulled off when some sticker left the car at 155 MPH, I don't know, but they appear to be paint, to me.

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1992 B4C 1LE Camaro
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1995 DGGM Impala SS
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:08 pm 
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Mystery solved, sort of. They are vinyl stickers. I'm guessing they had something printed on them new, that bleached/washed off?

They're stuck on very-well, I tried to peel one, and just got a corner up, and can't get enough of a grip on it to pull it up.

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2012 Caprice 9C1
1992 B4C 1LE Camaro
2010 Tahoe PPV (her car)
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1996 BBB Impala SS (11-second DD)
1985 Firebird - 310 LS1 C Prepared autocross car.
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