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Old 07-12-2012, 09:51 AM   #15
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Take a look at my previous post. The Northern Tool product has 5 - tabs and fits VERY tightly in the wheel.
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I have fitted these to my front wheels and haven't lost one in several years now.
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:17 PM   #17
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Take a look at my previous post. The Northern Tool product has 5 - tabs and fits VERY tightly in the wheel.
Bob:

Yours are 5-tab? Hmm... mine are four, and we have nearly identical coaches.

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Make sure your flanges each have the little black friction clip attached and that no one robbed them while on display at the store.
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:02 PM   #18
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I all depends on which hub was installed by the Axle manufacture as to which hub cap you need four or five tabs. I do not know why the hubs are different, maybe that is what was available when they were ordered by the axle manufacture. Just look at the Hub and count the tabs and purchase the correct hub cap. My 2001 only uses the 4 tab hub cap. But I believe I have seen 2001ís with the 5 tab hub cap.
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I have driven a big rig for many miles, The hubcaps have gotten cheaper by the year. I use needle nosed pliers and tweak out the corners a little and it bites into the aluminum a little harder. You can also use some grip tape on the "fingers" of the cap. If you have to use a rubber mallet to mount the cap, you have done it right.
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You can also use some grip tape on the "fingers" of the cap. If you have to use a rubber mallet to mount the cap, you have done it right.
I use a small piece of duct tape on my lug nuts. It adds enough pressure to keep the lug covers from sailing away. A strip on the hub tab would do the same thing. BTW Gorilla Duct Tape seems to last much longer than standard duct tape.
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