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Old 03-23-2016, 11:29 AM   #1
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Removing Wheel Covers off Wheel

I've search in this forum and I have the T-Handle tool to remove the fake wheel cover lug nuts. I see that each wheel appears to have 3 dimpled lug covers. Using the T-Bar tool, do I gently pry those 3 off to pop the wheel cover off? That tool is seriously flimsy so I wanted to check first before trying to turn the 3 fake ones, thus breaking the tool.
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Old 03-23-2016, 12:43 PM   #2
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You thread the three notched lugs off.
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Old 03-23-2016, 02:24 PM   #3
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Yeah, it doesn't take much to get them off. Just remove those three and the simulators come right off.
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Old 03-23-2016, 09:12 PM   #4
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You thread the three notched lugs off.
X2

but I did have to use a socket the first time
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:10 PM   #5
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Make a suggestion here, put a layer of blue painter's tape inside the socket wrench so it will not mark the false lug nuts. And when it breaks down, replace the tape.
Helped mine.
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Old 03-25-2016, 09:17 AM   #6
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Make a suggestion here, put a layer of blue painter's tape inside the socket wrench so it will not mark the false lug nuts. And when it breaks down, replace the tape.
Helped mine.
Great tip. Thanks.
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Old 05-23-2016, 05:09 PM   #7
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Since the tool supplied for the removal of the wheel covers is so flimsy, I was going to buy a socket to throw in my MH toolkit to use. Does anyone know the size of the lugs on the wheel cover?
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Figured it out. Had some sockets laying around. It's 1-1/8 six point socket.
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Old 05-27-2016, 07:25 PM   #9
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Figured it out. Had some sockets laying around. It's 1-1/8 six point socket.
You beat me to it. 1 1/8. The supplied tool will break! So you really need to keep a 1 1.8 socket with you.
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Glade I found this thread. I thought the nippled lugs pulled off. After spending about 15 minutes of my life, I came inside to look up how to get them off. A 1 1/8 socket is a must!
Now I need to know what angle valve extension to buy for the outside rear wheels so I don't have to remove the covers every time I check the air?
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