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losinground
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:22 pm    Post subject: Empi center caps Reply with quote

Has anyone used these Empi center caps on stock wheels? They are a tad larger than the stock wheel cutout, how did you get them to fit, cut, dent?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Empi center caps Reply with quote

You'll have to carefully punch in indentations around each lug nut- a crescent-shaped kink X 20 to clear each lug flange. I've seen this done with what was likely heat; a mallet and temper and a buzz.

Or you can notch out and remove the amount of metal needed to clear the lug bolt flanges- again a notch times twenty unfortunately.
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