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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:22 am 
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:26 pm 
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Custom :mrgreen:

(Please tell me you glued them on the old center cap and not the rim.) :idea:


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:17 pm 
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JamalSpelling wrote:
Custom :mrgreen:


I see a lot of people whining about center caps. A little DIY never hurt anyone :lol:

Yes I'll glue them right to the rims. The rims had no caps. If I cared or felt like spending a little more time, some filler and a little blending could make them look OEM, but why would it matter?

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:26 pm 
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good thinkin
looks good

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:34 pm 
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Just wondering how you are going to balance them :huh:

Old school bubble balancer, other than I thought all balancers
shaft goes through the center hole. Just be sure to glue them
on after you mount and balance the tires. Right?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:27 am 
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This might just be a lifesaver for me, thanks suprf1y :D

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:41 pm 
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Yes, I'll glue them on after balancing.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:53 pm 
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groovy, man. :wink:

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wowwwww :D
those rims teally rock
nice custom center caps =)

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Ok, not bad. :wink: I got mine for a SX4 and modified them for the Swift. The "S" is raised plastic "Chrome."

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:07 pm 
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paul, do tell how you did that mod.

i have 2 sets of some of those 58.8mm center bore raised aluminum suzuki "S" center caps and nothing that fits them.

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t3 ragtop wrote:
paul, do tell how you did that mod.

i have 2 sets of some of those 58.8mm center bore raised aluminum suzuki "S" center caps and nothing that fits them.

Like Mike, I popped them off and hot glued them back on.

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