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Wheel nut covers

Boydie Sep 4, 2008

  1. Boydie

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    Alright guys!

    When I got my A3 sport, it came with standard 17" wheels and the wheel bolts had plastic covers on them

    I can no longer find them and want to purchase a new set - I have been onto etka/vagcat and cannot find any part numbers :(

    I require 12 normal internally hexagon shaped covers and 4 internally circular covers

    All help appreciated!

    Thanks
     
  2. Carpy25

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  3. JustCharlie

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    I've got plenty of them pal, there yours if you pay the postage pal
     
  4. Wolfsburger

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    I asked my dealer for some after I lost them (left them on the verge after a midnight wheel change) and they gave me a set free of charge.
     
  5. MarcQuinlivan

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    standard wheel bolt cap: 321 601 173 A Z37 (grey metallic)

    anti-theft wheel bolt cap: 8D0 601 173 D Z37 (grey metallic)
     
  6. Boydie

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    Thanks marc!!

    JustCharlie - do you have the anti theft cap also??

    thanks
     
  7. JustCharlie

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    yes, think I do
     
  8. Boydie

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    thanks anyway lad - ordered some yesterday and they arrived today!
     
  9. Boydie

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    Right....problem! :(

    The wheel nut covers fit brilliantly and tight, look great on the car and makes the BBS' look much nicer!

    BUT! The BBS locking wheel nut is a smaller diameter than the audi locking wheel nut, therefore they do not fit

    So, do I:

    Source 4 smaller diameter lock nut covers the same colour and style?

    OR

    Do I buy a set of audi locking wheel nuts? (probably the easiest and its funny when you think of the simplest ideas with a hang over lol)

    all help appreciated!

    thanks
     
  10. mitch78

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  11. Mikey

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    i had the same problem and all i did was wrap the inner locking wheel nut cover with stickey velcro, nice and tight and can slide it on and off like the others.
     
  12. Boydie

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    Was thinking bluetack but would like to do the job properly - do audi supply a locking wheel nut set?

    I would be worried of them falling off with bluetack on
     
  13. mitch78

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  14. Boydie

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    Blutack for the time being I think!
     

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