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Old 06-14-2014, 09:56 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm wondering about getting some car wrap vinyl and applying that to my Civic. It's wearing alloys and I can't put discs on it, but I think with careful application I could get the edge of the wrap down over the lip of the wheel, and careful trimming and heating would make a decent fit.

Anyone have any thoughts on that? Anybody tried it?

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Old 06-14-2014, 03:13 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I'm wondering about getting some car wrap vinyl and applying that to my Civic. It's wearing alloys and I can't put discs on it, but I think with careful application I could get the edge of the wrap down over the lip of the wheel, and careful trimming and heating would make a decent fit.

Anyone have any thoughts on that? Anybody tried it?
Yes, and yes. I still don't have enough posts to link you, but the donkey crx has a recent post about just this.
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would be hard to check pressures.
i like the OP covers. some UV paint would make it last a little longer.
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I like the idea, especially for getting a smooth cap that is tucked inside the wheel. Some of the pizza pan hubcaps protrude a little. I wonder if there is something you could spray on or apply to the plastic to keep it's shape but make it rigid and strong. Nothing comes to mind immediately but I think there could be something.
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The tire protrudes wider than most rims, so having the wheel cover out a little bit may actually help the aero.
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Case by case

I agree that the rim usually is inside most tires but the hubcap is typically close to flush with the tire sidewalls. When people add pizza pans to their hubcaps that can bring them past flush. Certainly it is something to look at from a case to case standpoint, but with the right tire and rim combo I think there could be some real potential in what I am suggesting.
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How are these holding up or how did they hold up?
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Surprisingly, they held up well.

When you think about it.

What's the worst that can really happen...???

Nothing some scissors a little more tape and plastic won't fix.

10-15 minutes later, your rolling again.




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Well my tape finally started coming off, so I peeled it back off, and black primered the coroplast, actually looks decent, better than the tape!

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