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> From: "Dan Brotzman" <no1windo frontiernet.net>
> Subject: Rotate Tires
> Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 10:04:33 -0600
> I'm ready to rotate the tires on my 1999.5 F350 with aluminum rims. I looked
> at the directions for changing tires, then looked at that plastic cap in the
> center of the rim. According to the directions it looks to me like you will
> scratch or gouge the aluminum rim. Any secrets on how to get that center
> plastic piece off without damaging the aluminum rim?
> Dan - Wisconsin
The lug wrench that is under the hood should have a rubber cover over the
"tip" end that will allow you to remove the plastic cap without harm to
I have the same concern for shortly I will have my tires replaced
and don't want the rims scratched by my local Michelin man.
What has worked on my wife's Ranger is placing a piece cut from
an old mouse pad between the tire iron and the wheel surface to act
as a sort of buffer. No scratches yet!
By-the-way, I'll probably remove my wheel caps before bringing it in
to have the new tires installed. Curious how easily they come off?
> > From: "Dan Brotzman" <no1windo frontiernet.net>
> Any secrets on how to get that center
> > plastic piece off without damaging the aluminum rim?
> Bob Wickline wrote:
> The lug wrench that is under the hood should have a rubber cover over the
> "tip" end that will allow you to remove the plastic cap without harm to
> the wheels.
> Bob Wickline
> wick f350.com
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