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Old 10-04-2012, 04:39 PM
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Tried to get an answer on another thread... how do I remove the plastic chrome wheel inserts from the 17 inch wheels? Do I just pry them off or are they fastened another way? I know they have been off because I can see wheel balance weights on the rim under the inserts.
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Go to page 3 in this section and read "2011 chrome clad removed and powdercoated", I think it will tell you all you need to know.
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Oh GREAT... they are glued on!
Anyone glue them back on? What adhesive was used?
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if you are going to remove it
why not powder coat them instead, some of the colors are killer
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On my 09 they were just like hubcaps. Popped them off and there was a nice aluminum wheel underneath. Got my tires on Wednesday, had no idea these cheap chrome plastic things came off. They will be staying off!
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if you are going to remove it
why not powder coat them instead, some of the colors are killer
Yep, why not powder coat, or even paint them yourself? I've painted the wheels on several of my vehicles with Duplicolor products, and had great results!
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