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    How do you remove the plastic nut caps without damaging your alloys?

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    I use long nose pliers, however I believe ED has made a nice little tool
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Blue tack maybe?!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisBilly View Post
    How do you remove the plastic nut caps without damaging your alloys?
    As said, long nose pliers. The trouble is you have to watch how tyre fitters and the like remove them.

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    laser tools do a proper tool now looking in there new catalogue

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    Lump managed to get some nices ones for that job .

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...ng+tool&page=5
    Last edited by soulman; 16th March 2010 at 11:52.

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    Here is a photo within this post. It might give you some idea how I made the tool for my plastic covers.http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31309

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    Who has these on and how much did you pay for them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    Who has these on and how much did you pay for them?
    I've got some on order from the stealers and they're charging 49p per one (I presume inc. VAT but not sure).

    I asked around but was told only dealers sell them and ebay probably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nickabbott2008 View Post
    I've got some on order from the stealers and they're charging 49p per one (I presume inc. VAT but not sure).

    I asked around but was told only dealers sell them and ebay probably.
    Is that for the chrome type ones?

    Do you have a part number

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