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Old 05-13-2009, 05:57 PM   #1
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I came back home last night to notice someone had stolen not only 2 of my wheels center caps but all 4 chrome valve sleeves and caps of my wheels. I know they where stolen right in the parking lot where I reside since I had not taken the car that day. I bought new chrome valve sleeves and caps at my job to replace the missing ones and ordered a new set of center caps on Ebay. I'm clueless about how to handle the situation and I fear I'll get my new caps stolen as well. I've been thinking about using epoxy adhesives (only on the center caps of course). Any ideas?

Beside, I shouldn't even have to do that. What kind of world are we living in??
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I went with chrome valve stems. I don't think they were even $5 for the set. I'm surprised my valve covers haven't been stolen yet.

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Seriously, why steal valve stems. What'* wrong with people nowadays? Ughh.
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Why steal anything, the stuff is really very cheep.
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That sucks! I had chrome stems and caps taken from me before as well. I ended up using a wrench and tightening them down and never had them pulled again.

The center caps can be epoxied on, but remember you may need to take them off eventually!
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my big fear about epoxying center caps on is what a thief will do to the wheel itself trying to get them off. They know they should come off and don't care what they do to the wheel to succeed.
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I could always take them off and put them in the trunk but that would defeat the purpose of having them.
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