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Center caps

So I finally got me a set. They came today and don't fit quite right. They won't hold tight, I can pull them off easily by hand. All of the "cups" on the back look the same and don't look busted.

The only thing I can think is that it's maybe because I am using Explorer lug nuts?? Would that make a difference? I thought they were all the same.

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mine fall off all the time =\ i hate losing those caps. sorry random
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Do you have Acorn lug nuts? Because the caps I have wont fit since I have the acorn style lug nuts.
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my bolt pattern is too big for ranger center caps

I lost 2, but i still have 2 left that held strong, if you pay shipping their yours.
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mine fall off all the time =\ i hate losing those caps. sorry random
Yeah, Id hate to lose them. I just paid $20 for the damn things.

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Do you have Acorn lug nuts? Because the caps I have wont fit since I have the acorn style lug nuts.
Not sure about the acorn style. Don't know if I have them or not.


This is what I've got.





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those would be acorn nuts, they wont work.

lemme find a pic of what you need.
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Yeah, Id hate to lose them. I just paid $20 for the damn things.



Not sure about the acorn style. Don't know if I have them or not.


This is what I've got.





and yeah mine are 40... and i just havent replaced em yet.. well i was able to get one of a wrecked ranger for free.. but i need another.. makes me mad to lose em.
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Thanks.

Now that pisses me off. I guess I gotta get a set of those now.
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dont have you factory lug nuts anymore?
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dont have you factory lug nuts anymore?
I didn't think about that. My stockers are on my Explorer, along with the factory Ranger rims. I'll have to check when I get back to the house.
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yea, but look at it this way, they are the same thread pitch as the D44, so when you SAS it you don't have to buy new lug nuts
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The stock lugs kinda have a lip on them for the caps to catch right?
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Its the Expo lugnuts
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ive got a hole box of the lug nuts that you need just lying around ya want them send me a pm ill let them go cheap and looks like your not that far from me
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you dont happen to have enough for two trucks, do ya? lol
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well i do but but wanted to keep one set for extra i still put the stock wheels on every now and then lol
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ill let sell you this set if he dont want them
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yeah....it does suck....you need at least 12 STOCK ford lugs for those center caps to fit.


Here's a little idea for ya matt while your waiting for ford lugs...



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I checked last night and the ones that came on my ranger stockers were the acorn style too. doh!!

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ive got a hole box of the lug nuts that you need just lying around ya want them send me a pm ill let them go cheap and looks like your not that far from me
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Taken up space

I have stock lugs for all wheels and the center caps and wheels if ya want them,,make me an offer....
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so is it just Mazda that is smart and makes the centre caps held on by 3 screws so they wont fall off?
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so is it just Mazda that is smart and makes the centre caps held on by 3 screws so they wont fall off?
The center caps on my explorer rims are the same way. Mazda copied Ford's smartness

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I can see your pics at work WTF!!!

That is what I was planning to do, one of mine has a chip I would like to hide. I might leave the whole circle chrome though, who knows?
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those silly asians copying the american's ingenius ideas....
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Got em on, really cleans it up. I have the paint to paint them but still kinda debating on it.





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