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Removing Centre Caps

leecs3 May 28, 2008

  1. leecs3

    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    How do you remove the centre cap on genuine RS4 style 9 spoke wheels? Mine are new so don't want to pry them off and damage the centres but theres no removal tool in the boot and the stealer haven't sent me the owners manual on yet.
     
  2. Aky

    Aky Aky

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    Why not use a coat hanger? or are you stuck on the side of the road with a flat tyre? Can't beat a bit of improvisation.
     
  3. TheSpaceCowboy

    TheSpaceCowboy Member

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    I used a flat jewellers screwdriver to remove the ones from my 15's, the tool to change the spare tyre works too I think.
     
  4. Carpy25

    Carpy25 Member

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    the bolts around the cap are false and have a hole in the centre the tool looks like this

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    you could use a hanger as said above or i've use a small allen key in the past

    by the way this tool is only 36p from here

    http://vagparts.co.uk/

    so won't be much from audi/vw/seat/ go to the closest one


    Rob
     
  5. leecs3

    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    thanks for that. Calling to Audi tomorrow, should imagine they have a box full off those.
     
  6. Clach

    Clach A3 - 1.8Ts

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    they are a shocker to use i find, try and get a (tong) set that hooks behind the caps. Some audi's have these are are much easier to use.
     

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