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Old 06-14-2017, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Moon Wheel Covers

I just got a 2017 Kia Niro FE and not a fan of the stock wheel covers and was wondering if the "moon" wheel covers would help areo. I'm assuming so, and leads to main reason for the post... Anyone know a good place to get moon wheel covers? 16" wheels on my car and have found several online, including eBay for $80 shipped for a set, but I'm guessing you all will be more help than I've found via Google (which isn't much).
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I'm pretty sure they do. I was thinking about doing the same thing to my Elantra. Might not be a really noticeable difference, but worth a shot.
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On my old Astro van I got 5 mpg from steel wheels, LRR tires, and clip on moon style hub caps. Also its worth noting that I ran those tires @ 50 psi. (15 over the sidewall)

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I had genuine Moon's on my Kangoo for ~20000km. Not a hint of them coming loose and in fact they were always really hard to get off.

A few people report loosing discs at very low milages. My guess is they bought the cheap knock offs.
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Be advised, moon discs probably won't fit your alloy wheels. You'll end up having to do something like this.
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Anyone know a good place to get moon wheel covers?
From Moon? Get the ones that take Dzus buttons:


https://www.mooneyesusa.com/MOON-Dis...-p/md11-dz.htm
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I had these on my Astro.


Full Moon Style 15 Inch Wheel Covers, Set/4
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I documented the steps I took to put moon discs on my Insight Ron Burgundy here:

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So I've contacted a few companies and so far all have said theirs won't clip over my stock wheels. I won't damage the wheels to put them on (drilling/etc). I'm now wondering if I could pull off the pizza pan mod that I didn't know was an option. Just trying to think of how I could do it as I don't want to damage the stock hubcaps either, maybe get a second set and tweak them?
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