Is there any way to remove centercaps?

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  1. eliyarbrough

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    Take my centercaps off without removing my wheels?  I did it on my old wheels/centercaps is all I know.  I could dent/ding them up.  Where I live no one has a torque wrench to put the wheels back on with.  They say to come back in a couple of days to have them re-torque!  Yeah, I don't want to do that.  I was wondering if y'all knew of a way.  Thanks!! 

    I am anal, so I want them damn near perfect.  At least I can try!! 
     
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    You should just break down and buy a torque wrench.Sears has them on sale for the fathers day sale.If you do any work on your car your self it won't be a waste of money.Besides $50-80 spent on a torque wrench will be a hell of alot cheaper then fixing your car if a wheel came off.I would think if you were that anal you would own one.Most shops have the color coded torque extensions for the impact guns anyway.I personally would not let a person near my wheels with one of those.
     
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    Sorry, my messed up brain does not work like that. I am terrible at doing anything now! I put in the gas, and that's about it. I want to buy a wrench, but have no clue on what to buy. I just found out where I could buy them at, from you.

    Yeah, I'm not so smart these days!!
     
  4. Setaline torch will work
     
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    i have never used a torque wrench to put on my wheels, actually i didn't use a torue wrench when i put on my intake manifold either... :hammer:
     
  7. scarface

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    there is no way that I know of other than removing the wheels.
     
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    there is no way that I know of other than removing the wheels.
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    That is looking for!  Thanks!!

    Man $1400 just for a wrench? I am dumb, but not crazy! I added the $60 to my list though! Thanks!!
     
  9. scarface

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    I only paid 25 bux for my torque wrench from advance auto, had it for 2 years and it works great.
     
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    [/quote]there is no way that I know of other than removing the wheels.
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    Thats what I was getting at but got side tracked by the torque wrench thing :hammer:You know" ooh a shiny thing" then you loose you thought[quote



    I only paid 25 bux for my torque wrench from advance auto, had it for 2 years and it works great.
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    That will work to.I just said sears because they are everywhere.Parts store very place to place.