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is it possible to take out the wheel center cap with the wheel is on. Want to replace the crack wheel center cap. Thanks for your input.
 

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If you are throwing it away anyway, punch, or drill a hole in it and pull it out with a hook.
 

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since it's cracked already then just break up the rest of it and pull it out.

I would never pick from the sides risking paint damage to the wheel
 

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ae86pwr said:
since it's cracked already then just break up the rest of it and pull it out.

I would never pick from the sides risking paint damage to the wheel
A feeler gauge of about .020 will probably do the trick (it worked on ours). Insert the feeler gauge between the crack in the cap and wheel. Then give it a slight twist while pulling at the same time. It takes a little working but you can work them out. Once you get the wheel caps out a little, you can finish with a small screwdriver.;)
 

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The thing is, even though only one is cracked I still have to change the other three. Coz you cannot buy one "brabus " wheel center cap only, right. So how do you maneuver the good ones to remove - just crack it per Kajtek1 instruction.
 

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If you want to save the other 3 -consider removing the wheels for it and popping them from other side.
Good excuse to inspect the brake pads and clean the inner part of alloys.
 

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Wondering if the Brabus wheel caps has different sizes. Looking for size from Monoblock IV, like the one from Chris 007.
 
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