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Old 06-08-2013, 02:39 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Stand-offs on hubcaps.
I didn't want to sit though that again, but oh well...

The result is sort of like a Vanagon hubcap:

These fit a 14" wheel, otherwise I'd run them.

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I didn't want to sit though that again, but oh well...
Heh. Thanks for taking one for the team!

I do like the Vanagon covers.

I already tried purchasing cheap hubcaps. The Forester ones that I showed in post five cost $58.50 and that is more than I want to spend for something that I intend to destroy.
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I am necroing my own thread [maniacal laugh]!

I had these attached for a little while and I want to try this again. The main problem I saw was that zip ties break when attaching wheel covers. I did not think that having plastic straps rub on a metal edge helped. I thought filing that part of the hole to make it straight would help. How exactly did you guys zip-tie your wheel covers? I wanted to try a different method than I attempted before.

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I use Velcro. Works great on rear wheels once you get used to them seeming loose all the time. Not so much on the front, due to wheel flex when cornering. I lost one before I could trim it, so I'm one-ended.
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