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Hub Cap spring clips
Does anyone have a source for the spring clips and rivets that hold the hub cap on the rim?
I think a good wheel repair shop should be able to help you. I have one of those 4-lug artillery wheels (for the spare) to pick up from powder coating right now! I talked with a wheel shop and was almost in a position to tell you something definitive, but ...one clip was missing from my wheel, and I had another wheel that had only one good clip, so I transplanted that one instead. We just attached it with a regular pop rivet tool and then used a punch to make a divot in the clip for the other hole. I also thought about how I could attach it with a little bolt; the back side of the wheel you don't see, and the front side is hidden by the hubcap.
I wonder if some of these Chevy clips might not work?
Thanks for the links. The Chevy clips looks almost the same shape and may work. If I go that route I'll report back.
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