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Old 09-10-2006, 10:29 AM   #11
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I have had the snap-in baby moons. They are gorgeous but they fly off in a good bump (always my front passenger rim, maybe it's a front wheel drive physics thing particular to my previous Saturn coupe). The "real" baby moons that you see on hot rods are screwed onto the wheel rim.

How about the "floating hubcaps" that are on Taxis? I have a bunch of URLs but none of them look exactly like the ones I have seen in Los Angeles. Also, it doesn't look they are offered retail. You need to buy them in mass. Finally, they are not "flush", there is a gap between the tire rim and the floating hubcap, or the circumference is slotted, so I don't know if that negates the benefits of the flat hubcap (the ones in LA do look cool, though).

http://www.adcaps.com.au/pages/about.html
http://www.visiononwheels.com/Hubcap...dvertising.htm
http://www.hubads.com/products/abs.htm
http://www.adcapscanada.com/html/gallery.php
http://www.media-wheels.fr/ (in French)
http://www.tradekey.com/selloffer_li...dvertising.htm
http://www.alibaba.com/member/autopure/product.html
You could put the GS logo on there.
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:59 PM   #12
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Floating hubcaps the "anti-spinner"

What WILL they think of next?
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:17 AM   #13
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I have a set of "Moon" discs (full wheel spun aluminum, snap on type) on our 2000 Metro, and it looks really cool!! The only disadvantage that I see is that you have to remove the hubcaps to check tire pressure.
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Or you could drill a 1/2 in hole and use a valve extension. That's what I did after I streamlined my stock wheel covers.
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I have had the snap-in baby moons. They are gorgeous but they fly off in a good bump (always my front passenger rim, maybe it's a front wheel drive physics thing particular to my previous Saturn coupe). The "real" baby moons that you see on hot rods are screwed onto the wheel rim.

How about the "floating hubcaps" that are on Taxis? I have a bunch of URLs but none of them look exactly like the ones I have seen in Los Angeles. Also, it doesn't look they are offered retail. You need to buy them in mass. Finally, they are not "flush", there is a gap between the tire rim and the floating hubcap, or the circumference is slotted, so I don't know if that negates the benefits of the flat hubcap (the ones in LA do look cool, though).

http://www.adcaps.com.au/pages/about.html
http://www.visiononwheels.com/Hubcap...dvertising.htm
http://www.hubads.com/products/abs.htm
http://www.adcapscanada.com/html/gallery.php
http://www.media-wheels.fr/ (in French)
http://www.tradekey.com/selloffer_li...dvertising.htm
http://www.alibaba.com/member/autopure/product.html
$350 for a set of 4 before the artwork.

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http://cripedistributing.com/stainle...ces-p-391.html

14" $18.00/4

http://cripedistributing.com/stainle...ces-p-390.html

15" $30.00/4
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I still can't believe how good this price is. You're getting four rims for the price of one. I am so depressed. When I traded my coupe for my wagon, I should have had the dealer switch the wheels. My (scratched) alloys are not compatible with my (covered in dust) wheel covers.

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Old 09-19-2006, 04:24 PM   #18
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They came today, put them on tonight, drove around the neighborhood. They squeek a bit and each one fits just a bit weirder than the one before. I may need to buy another set, something tells me 1 or 2 of these are gonna come off. But they are exactly the same as the $80 and $100 sets.
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pics K-1, pics!

any chance you can adjust the inner "fingers" to get a bit more hold on the caps? It's all fun-n-games until you realize you've only got three hubcaps instead of four
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pics K-1, pics!

any chance you can adjust the inner "fingers" to get a bit more hold on the caps? It's all fun-n-games until you realize you've only got three hubcaps instead of four
I stretched em out a bit, ill see if i can make the whole commute in the morning and then check them, it got dark shortly after I put them on.
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