Mounting Stock Jeep Center Caps To Aftermarket Steel Wheels

Old 10-26-2009, 02:12 PM
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Default Mounting Stock Jeep Center Caps To Aftermarket Steel Wheels

Tools needed.

Drill Bits (13/64 & 3/8)
Tapered Head Screws (to mount the center caps)
Phillips Screwdriver
Center Punch
Silver Paintmarker

1.) There are a couple of ways you can determine where you need to drill your holes. You could make some sort of template to mark your holes. Or you can do what I did. I simply used a paint marker and painted the holes on the back of the center caps, lined it up on the wheel and press down. Now you can drill your holes.

2.) Now that you have your holes marked, use a center punch and hammer to mark where you want to drill. Use the 13/64 drill bit and drill your holes.

3.) After you drilled the holes, flip the wheel over. Use the 3/8 drill bit to drill about way down on the backside of the wheel. This will countersink the head of the screw to allow for a smooth surface when mounting the wheel onto the rotor and or drum.

4.) Now that you have everything drilled, mount up the center cap with the screws.

Finished product:

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