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Old 02-21-2004, 11:39 AM   #1
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Has anyone replaced the black plastic caps on their wheels with chrome lug nuts? I think it would really improve the look of the stock GM wheels.
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Those little caps are available in both black and chrome. Might be a cheaper option.
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I've been looking for some of the chrome caps also. I'm missing 5 for my 1999. Least of my worries now though. :(
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Has anyone replaced the black plastic caps on their wheels with chrome lug nuts? I think it would really improve the look of the stock GM wheels.
I haven't heard of anyone on the forum doing this. Your intention is to do away with the stock lug nut/cap configuration, and replace with chrome lug nuts, correct? I would imagine it is possible to do. Maybe some of the "wheels" guys can jump in here.
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gots to love the chrome
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Actually I pulled the stock lug nuts with the black covers off my 1994 and put chrome lugnuts on in their place. Looks really good in the ghetto gold rims.
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Yes my intention is to replace the stock lugs and caps with real chrome lug nuts. I think this will really set off the GM stock wheels - personally I think the black plastic caps look out of place on a vehicle of this stature. I just need to find the right ones to fit properly.
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I replaced all mine with chrome lugs! I got them from Murray'* (Pep boy'* or auto zone would work). I bought the locking type, as well as the standard deep ones. They do look pretty good, alot better then the plastic ones that kept falling of my car. Within the first week of having her I lost two, and the following weekend we went up state (Mi.) and I lost four more. And that was after I checked them each time I drove the car. The only problem I have with changing them is if they get nicked when removeing them they will rust. My have not started too yet, but then again the car only has 7,000 miles on it.
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Good point about the nics rusting, what we need is a teflon coated lug wrench?

Also could you put your location and car model in your signature it makes it easier for us.
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Yes my intention is to replace the stock lugs and caps with real chrome lug nuts. I think this will really set off the GM stock wheels - personally I think the black plastic caps look out of place on a vehicle of this stature. I just need to find the right ones to fit properly.
I think it would look Great. When I had to stockers on I added
chrome locks in place of 1 lug on each wheel. And noticed one day
that I think it would look better with all chrome lugs. But I use mine
for my aftermarket 18" wheels and didn't want to mess them up.
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