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Old 05-23-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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How to remove center caps?

I have the Moto Metal 951's and I want to remove the center caps to see how it would look. The problem is I can not get those suckers off. What is the trick?
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Old 05-23-2010, 03:07 PM   #2
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im not 100% sure but i think they pop out if you take the wheels off. i was watching the guys at discount install mine and i remember it that way. not sure tho ha. But i do remember them looking better with the caps on IMO
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Old 05-23-2010, 03:18 PM   #3
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Im just not feeling the chrome center cap. I was hoping to take them off to get some flush black center caps.
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They are wedged between the wheel and the hub. You cant get them off like the stock ones
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Old 05-23-2010, 03:53 PM   #5
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My stock ones...I just pry off with a screw driver
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Old 05-23-2010, 03:57 PM   #6
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Yah these ones wont come out with a screw driver. Plus I didnt want to try it to much because of the risk of chipping the paint off.
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My stock ones...I just pry off with a screw driver
That can cause damage to some wheels. Be careful. My Einkies, you have to remove the wheel. And they push in & come out the back.
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That can cause damage to some wheels. Be careful. My Einkies, you have to remove the wheel. And they push in & come out the back.
I know. That's why I said for my stock wheels. Plus, the only time I take them off, is when I'm repainting them...
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My front driver side fell off. I'm sure you can get them out.. unless the tire rotation guys messed them up.. idk. I'm about to try to pry them off
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Yea they pop right off with a flat head. Just give it a good push. It doesn't mess up the finish
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