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    Centre caps for 17\" RS4 original wheels

    I have just recently purchased a set of 4 17" original Audi RS4 style wheels for my A3. I'm over the moon with them (I know most of you would have gone for 18's or bigger!), however one of the metal rings from inside the centre caps is missing. I went to the stealers to buy one but surprise, surprise they said I had to buy the hole cap @ 21.33 (thats over 85 a set!!!!!)

    I have two questions - does any one know where I can buy the metal ring? if not, is there anything else I can use instead?

    Cheers
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    - I just cant bring myself to give the stealers 21 for a metal ring!!

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    Just make one out of a thick wire coathanger. It won't be as springy as the originals but it'll do the job, you'll just need to expand it again everytime the cap is removed.

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    Check eBay. They usually have then for sale. About 25 for the set.

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    They're like rocking horse sh*t, and he only needs one

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    You could try a spot of silicon to keep the cap in place.

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    I made a clip out of a coat hanger last night, it worked perfectly!

    Cheers AndyMac!!

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

    Don't thank me, thank Blue Peter. Next up, turbo upgrade using sticky black plastic and a toilet roll.

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

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    AndyMac said:
    Don't thank me, thank Blue Peter. Next up, turbo upgrade using sticky black plastic and a toilet roll.

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    Youd have to use a coke can for the impeller and a garden cane for the impeller shaft. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif[/img]

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    Re: Centre caps for 17

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    AndyMac said:
    Don't thank me, thank Blue Peter. Next up, turbo upgrade using sticky black plastic and a toilet roll.

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    lolll [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/froggie_red.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/****_you.gif[/img]

 

 

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