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Old 05-08-2020, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default Adding centre cap/hub clips to a wheel.

Ok so i have 16" steel wheels of a subaru forster. Fitted to my beetle
I want to add the chrome centres.
I have the centre chrome caps and the standard clips and rivots from heritage.
Any tips on fitting
Measurments from centre how far apart.
Any advice be great.
I know it not a typical vw wheel but it still a steel wheel.
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Old 06-08-2020, 11:20 PM   #2
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I want to do the same for an old truck and the last thing I want is caps that wobble because they're not centred.
Ideally rotate the wheel and scribe a centre mounting position on the steel wheel with a scribe then you can mount as many clips as you like really to suit the weight of the cap and design of the wheel.
I would use large rivets or plug weld to wheel
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No idea mate but hopefully someone will pop up soon with the measurements you want.
Surprised someone hasn't already.
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I did this with T4 15" steels on my Bay. Not sure on the measurements, but rather than rivet the clips on I drilled and tapped the holes and used small bolts to attach the clips. Easier for when they break off.
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Good idea.
Did u put a nut behind as well.
Like m5 size
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Are you still after the diameter for the clips?
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