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Old 10-31-2011, 11:37 AM   #1
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BBS RC custom center caps

Hi guys..
Iam refinishing a BBS RC set (square 8,5x18 ET38) and i don't want to use the BBS RC center caps.. i want to run capless and fit a custom cap to cover the center hole.. like the apex arc 8s..

Is there anybody that has something to suggest.. or has done such thing to BBS RCs..??

I found this one http://www.brazeauracing.com/bbscenters.htm but i prefer a cap that fits perfect to the wheel without using strips..

I measured the diameter but i get confused with the inside and outside diameters that i see at some ebay listings..
Also i can't put the calliper in there completely, to make an acurate measure..

Any help..??
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Old 10-31-2011, 05:49 PM   #2
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Im interested too. Refinishing my stlye 5s as well and still looking for center cap options.
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Old 11-01-2011, 01:44 PM   #3
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Im interested too. Refinishing my stlye 5s as well and still looking for center cap options.
Do they have same diameter caps with RCs..??
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Old 11-01-2011, 04:23 PM   #4
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Well the stlye 5's are BBS RC090, so should be identical.
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:00 AM   #5
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Any help..??
I will take some photos and take some measurements..
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:39 AM   #6
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what is this ghetto sh1t?
do it properly man... that way no one can mistake them for knock off Apex wheels.

http://www.sfxperformance.com/parts/BBS0932191.htm
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:43 AM   #7
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what is this ghetto sh1t?
do it properly man... that way no one can mistake them for knock off Apex wheels.

http://www.sfxperformance.com/parts/BBS0932191.htm
To be honest mate..

I like them better capless..

These wheels look old with the original BBS metal center cap that covers the bolts also.. (that's what i believe)

Capless (with a cap at least to cover the hub hole), leaving the bolts exposed, looks better.. At least that's my opinion and what i want to do..

I will try to find cf BBS center caps with silver-chrome BBS letters (logo) and make the cap fit in the hub hole.. I am not trying to make these look like apex.. It's that i like them better capless.. they look more like the OEM CSL wheels that way..

Thanks for your help mate!!
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do you tho
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do you tho
Hahahaha...

We will see..
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I've got the same question. I picked up a set of RCs with only 3 center caps....I also think they look better without the covered lugs
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Anyone in here who has BBS RC center caps that they don't want PM me, I'll buy them off of you.
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:12 AM   #12
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At the moment.. i will leave it as it is.. without center caps cause i have the car for sale..
If things change.. and will keep the car.. i will let you know what i did..
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I'm thinking of doing the same. If I decide to custom made a set for myself, I may be able to make more than one set if anyone is interested. Let me know.
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