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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-20-2007, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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Anybody know how to get these suckers off? I've pried the edge out darn near an inch, to no avail. I can't check the tire pressure with them on.


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On mine you have to take the lugnut covers off and 3 of the actual lugnuts have a collar on them. They are what actually holds the simulator on.

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So three of the eight lugnut covers come off? Any way to tell which three? They all looked the same to me, but it was getting dark. I did bump a couple with a rubber mallet, which did nothing.

Two of them have a solid sound and feel when thumped with the mallet, so they must be the ones holding it on, but how do you get them off?

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 11-20-2007, 05:54 PM
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have you tried a shotgun????


seriously though, the fake lug nuts on mine just screw off. The real lug nut has a threaded hole in the center. three of the six unscrew and the cover comes right off.

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Yeah, I figured it out, just before the 12-gauge solution. Thanks, all!

But I still can't check the pressure in the outer wheel - the stem is a whisker too short for the HP gauge to get on it, and it would blow the guts out of my Jeep tire gauge. Guess I'll have to go get a couple of those extension dealies.

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My SS sims (& stamped ring for the center covers for hubs/lugnuts) are held in place by the lugnuts. The centers fit over the stamped ring and have 2 small slits near the inside... LoMods 2ndGen Dodge "tire tool" has a little bend near the end (looks like a flat bit screwdriver w/ a 90* bend 1/8" from the tip) and works great for pulling the centers off...

The guy I bought them from swears they were tested up to 125mph in his bombed 2ndGen, so they do take a little work to get off

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