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my center cap is rattling

Moparts Member
Posts: 881
From: the left coast
Registered: Jun 2002

on one of my Magnum 500 wheels. I think they are repops from Stockton wheels. They look like this:

So, do I need to pull the wheel and retighten from behind, or do they have clips like a hubcap--do I pull them off from the front?

Does this qualify as the stupidest question of the day?


Posts: 12268
From: Ma.
Registered: Nov 1999
posted 01-18-2003 04:55 PM

remove the wheel , they are bolted on from behind ...


New Member
Posts: 87
From: Escondido,CA. USA
Registered: Mar 2002
posted 01-18-2003 05:21 PM

You might want to put removable lock tight on those bolts because the caps are not cheap to replace. Fond the hard way after losing one.


dr dodge
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Posts: 940
From: houston, tx
Registered: Jun 2002
posted 01-18-2003 07:19 PM

install it using clear silicon between the cap and wheel
will help keep it tight


bayer boys
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Posts: 1014
From: douglasville,GA USA
Registered: Oct 2000
posted 01-18-2003 08:12 PM

loctite is the best


Moparts Member
Posts: 1046
From: Oxford, Michigan
Registered: Mar 2002
posted 01-19-2003 07:08 AM

Loctite is the best answer for a loose screw fastener. The caps on my Omni are staked on, so JB Weld is the cure there. And it works very well.


Moparts Member
Posts: 2781
From: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Registered: Sep 2000
posted 01-19-2003 08:50 AM

I to use silicone (on my ProStar center caps).


Moparts Member
Posts: 201
From: Roachdale,Indiana
Registered: Jul 2000
posted 01-19-2003 09:37 AM

Don't feel too bad Hank, I had a loose one once, and I thought the car was pinging...drove myself nuts tearing the carb apart and together before I figured it out.



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