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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby whitemice » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:06 pm

https://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourceid ... t%20covers

I used this on six stud nuts and it brings them up like new overnight in a jam jar followed by a coat of waxoyl, plus loads left for other stuff, top product.
http://www.bilthamber.com/deox-c
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:18 pm

whitemice wrote:https://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1QJDB_enGB642GB642&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=24mm%20plastic%20wheel%20nut%20covers

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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:19 pm

What about centre caps? :)
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby whitemice » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:21 pm

check out the deox c i just edited in :wink:
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:36 pm

whitemice wrote:check out the deox c i just edited in :wink:
Nice!! Thanks.
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby robbie.cee » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:43 pm

My chrome ones eventually rusted so sprayed em black... pull off by hand before put socket on nut..
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Sun May 21, 2017 6:51 pm

whitemice wrote:https://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1QJDB_enGB642GB642&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=24mm%20plastic%20wheel%20nut%20covers

I used this on six stud nuts and it brings them up like new overnight in a jam jar followed by a coat of waxoyl, plus loads left for other stuff, top product.
http://www.bilthamber.com/deox-c
Whoah ... got some of this stuff and it is brilliant! Overnight in a jam jar and quick rinse ... like new! Many thanks.
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby bulls in transit » Sun May 21, 2017 8:38 pm

Aardvark wrote:They are called "beauty rings" in the states but probably called something else in UK. Some here on ebay (uk)

15" Beauty Rings Snap Clip on Stainless Steel Trim Wheel VW Bug Beetle T2


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Make sure there is enough width to fit them. Some are up to 3" wide so would not fit the 6-bolt Transit wheel.
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Sun May 21, 2017 9:03 pm

bulls in transit wrote:
Aardvark wrote:They are called "beauty rings" in the states but probably called something else in UK. Some here on ebay (uk)

15" Beauty Rings Snap Clip on Stainless Steel Trim Wheel VW Bug Beetle T2


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Make sure there is enough width to fit them. Some are up to 3" wide so would not fit the 6-bolt Transit wheel.
Image

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Got these from motomobil
Very nice!
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Re: Smartening up wheelnuts

Postby ColinJack » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:07 pm

Got them powder coated and then cleaned up the wheelnuts with plastic covers:

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Well pleased.
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