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remove center caps

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by AJ4X4, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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    AJ4X4

    AJ4X4 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to paint my center caps. How do i remove them without breaking or scratching them?
     
  2. Apr 30, 2012 at 6:14 AM
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    DevL

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    Pry em off... carefully.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2012 at 6:18 AM
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    diesel30

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    take wheels off, punch them out slowly from the back with the butt end of a screwdriver. They'll pop right out with no damage.
     
  4. Jun 15, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    junglefighter25

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    I have a little 8" pry bar that I used. I used a lug nut as leverage, and gently popped the cap off.
     
  5. Jun 15, 2012 at 3:08 PM
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    Brianz1001

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    Take the wheel off, I take a soft handled hammer and push it out. tapping on the inside with the handle of the hammer, my hand on the other side to hold it.
     
  6. Jun 17, 2012 at 1:27 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Push in the tabs with a tiny screwdriver.
     
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