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      12-05-2019, 11:26 PM   #1
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Center caps for winter wheels

So I got me some nice winter wheels https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....l3PyL._AC_.jpg and I wanted to cover up the center bore or perhaps the whole lug area but I don't think there's a baby moon cap that would fit.

So the center bore is 72.6mm Is there a cap of some kind that fits there? I've looked all over, but I can't seem to find anything that would work with this steel wheel.

Failing that, I may buy something and mount it with neodymium magnets or something.
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that is one of bmw standard size center bore. I would try standard bmw cap
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that is one of bmw standard size center bore. I would try standard bmw cap
That's the thing, I'm having trouble finding them. You know of any links?
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There are many options out there.

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=bmw+wheel+center+caps
That was abysmally useless. Thank you for trying. Wait, no, the opposite of that.

I did wind up finding something useful that works.



Not perfect, but it covers the rusty hub.

It's too bad that this wheel can't accept a babymoon.
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Can do babymoons but you need to do some work.
Near as I can tell the steel wheels are really close to GM wheels. I found an old thread where a guy used VW parts.
Old thread, https://www.chevyhhr.net/forums/tire...a-51539/page3/
The links to parts are dead but I believe these are the correct ones,
Clips, https://www.ebay.com/itm/VW-Hub-Caps...4AAMXQgJRRAwG9
Hub Caps, https://www.ebay.com/itm/Set-of-4-VW...QAAOSw~DpdzrL2



I thought I'd seen an over the lugnut style, but I can't seem to dig them up. May have been a clip that mounted behind lugnut also, can't recall.
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Can do babymoons but you need to do some work.
Near as I can tell the steel wheels are really close to GM wheels. I found an old thread where a guy used VW parts.
Old thread, https://www.chevyhhr.net/forums/tire...a-51539/page3/
The links to parts are dead but I believe these are the correct ones,
Clips, https://www.ebay.com/itm/VW-Hub-Caps...4AAMXQgJRRAwG9
Hub Caps, https://www.ebay.com/itm/Set-of-4-VW...QAAOSw~DpdzrL2
That's brilliant right there. It's enough to start on.

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I thought I'd seen an over the lugnut style, but I can't seem to dig them up. May have been a clip that mounted behind lugnut also, can't recall.
I come from a Volvo background, and the 122/early 140 series had a...let's call it a center cap that passed throgh the wheel and was sandwiched between the wheel and the hub. To this was a small center cap that covered the entire lug area and was screwed into the center cap that was at the proper distance from the wheel to properly fit the center cap.

Again, thank you much as this is a good start. And you're right, that HHR wheel is very close to what I have.
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