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post #11 of 26 (permalink) Old 07-23-2018, 03:50 AM
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BUMP: Has anyone found center caps (dust caps) that fit over the bearing caps? Pretty please, with sugar on top?!?
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post #12 of 26 (permalink) Old 07-23-2018, 09:19 AM
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The closest I found were these.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4X-Black-Un...item466dd40466


They were the right diameter, but not deep enough (height). I did not install as they are not perfect and would probably fall out.



Attached is a picture of the where the cap would go.


Let me know if you find better.
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post #13 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-06-2018, 05:36 PM
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Hub caps are just there for decoration and to reduce the amount of dirt and moisture on the wheels. Just hose the wheels off now and then and you're fine. Source, I once lost a hub cap and just took off the rest.
This is an old thread, but are the hubcaps secured by the lug nuts where you have to unscrew them to take the covers off or do the just pop off and on?

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are the hubcaps secured by the lug nuts where you have to unscrew them to take the covers off or do the just pop off and on?

Yes, they are locked/secured by the nuts on the alloy wheels.!

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You could always use that peel-off paint (Plasti-dip or Dupli-Color or Rustoleum brands) to change the wheel color to match or contrast the body color. That would be simple on those wheels.

That’s exactly what I did n they look great it was super easy to do as well cuz I hated the look of the hubcaps made it feel like it was my grandpas car or something lol now it’s got more character n I love the look Check out my before n after pics below
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Thatís exactly what I did n they look great it was super easy to do as well cuz I hated the look of the hubcaps made it feel like it was my grandpas car or something lol now itís got more character n I love the look Check out my before n after pics below
Great improvement. Did you Plastidip the lug nuts as well? Wonít they get damaged when you have to take the wheels off and on?

And did anyone ever find a center cap for the wheels that fit the opening?

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Did you have the wheels balanced after dipping?

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post #18 of 26 (permalink) Old 01-28-2019, 02:28 PM
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BUMP: Has anyone found center caps (dust caps) that fit over the bearing caps? Pretty please, with sugar on top?!?

Try Ebay. The stock Kia cap # is 52960-3W200- it's a black59mm cap. About $30 for a set of four
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You plastidip painted wheels look nice . But painted black lug nuts? Did you take the wheels off before painting.
Might look nicer with the nuts a silver color -- chrome nuts anyone?

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post #20 of 26 (permalink) Old 01-29-2019, 10:32 AM
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So Medic29706's link says they're 68mm, but trucklover's link says they're 59mm. Which are they?

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