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Old 08-27-2012, 05:48 AM
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Does anyone know where I can find/order a blank set of metal center caps, or know of anyone that can custom make a set of metal ones? I am getting my wheels powdercoated by Twist & Turns, but the color I am doing will be a custom color that you can't exactly match with pant, and I don't want the regular silver center caps I have now sticking out like a sore thumb. I'd like just a plain/blank set that I can have powdercoated along with the wheels. If anyone can help out, please let me know.

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Old 08-29-2012, 09:07 AM
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anyone have any info??
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Default Re: Center Caps

i measured the diameter of the original center caps for the Borbet wheels i've got on my hatch and ordered a generic set off of Ebay that were the same size. Then I ordered a set of flat Honda emblems to cover the blank center caps.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/4pcs-Silver-...494690&vxp=mtr

So they basically look like factory Honda center caps in my Borbet wheels...
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:25 PM
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Yeah, thats cool. But what I need to find is a set of blank metal caps that will pop in place of the plastic caps I have now with a 2-1/4" inner diameter. I e-mailed a couple of companies to see if they can make me a set in the size I need we shall find out! If I can do this, then I can just have them powdercoated to match the wheels.
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If it's flat you could have a place like B&M sheet metal press you out 4 flat pieces of 1/8th in steel or aluminum and have that powder coated. Then use an auto body adhesive to attach them.
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Default Re: Center Caps

CCW could probably make them,but they'd be expensive,I'd say.
Any machine shop should be able to do it,but again,it may be expensive.
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I ended up ordering a pack of 10 2-1/4" steel caps from McMaster-Carr. I got them in today and they fit (all I have to do is bend the metal tabs back after they are placed in the hole). I will now be dropping off the wheels tomorrow or Friday at the latest with Twist & Turns and getting the wheels and caps done at the same time so everything is uniform. I am just waiting on the e-mail from them to let me know all the materials came in. I had the tires removed on Saturday by Wayne at Quality, so I am ready to go. I decided on this color:

http://www.powderbuythepound.com/PHA...ETALLIC_BURST/

I was going to go with a magnesium blue, but decided against it since i want to keep the car clean. I think this color will look nice imo.
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Just curious what did they quote you on the wheels?
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$356 with everything. I had them order the powder/clear and handle all the shipping and everything. I didn't want to deal with possibly ordering the wrong thing or having any type of mishap.
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