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Starfish Wheels center cap removal

Old 10-13-2014, 07:59 AM
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Question Starfish Wheels center cap removal

I bought my series 3 XJ6 with starfish wheels.
These originally came in alloy for the XJS, I believe.
The ones on my car were chromed poorly, as can be seen, and I got hold of a set of alloys, without caps.
The question: How easy do the center caps/badges come out, and what is the procedure?
Any help appreciated.
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The center caps are just a gentle press fit. You can lever them out with a small tool.....which might mar the cap very slightly ... or, with the wheel removed, push them out with your finger

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Always best to remove the wheel and push out from the back side. The retaining rings can get sticky from road grime and be difficult to come free by prying; the risk of damaging the wheel, ring or badge is at play by prying.
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