Moparts Tech Archive
Center Capsmy center cap is rattling
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?
remove the wheel , they are bolted on from behind ...
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.
install it using clear silicon between the cap and wheel
loctite is the best
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.
I to use silicone (on my ProStar center caps).
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.