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Bleeding Blue 05-23-2011 04:42 PM

Rim Covers
I was thinking about removing the plastic Rim covers on my 05 Jeep, but have no clue what the rims look like w/o them. Havent found a good pic either. Anyone have a pic or advice on whether to leave them on or take them off? I know new rims are better....

Scottina06 05-23-2011 05:02 PM

Re: Rim Covers
it will be bare metal wheels with globs of glue on the faces

SvenskaJeepGuy 05-23-2011 05:58 PM

Re: Rim Covers
I didnt even know they had hub caps for wks

Bleeding Blue 05-23-2011 06:10 PM

Re: Rim Covers
Thanks Scott, looks like Ill be leaving them on....


To be honest if there are "good" hub caps these are. They look like chrome rims...I think all the loredos have them

LTrainGC 05-23-2011 06:11 PM

Re: Rim Covers
He isn't talking about hubcaps. My guess is he has the chrome-clad limited wheels. He wants to take the chrome cladding off but it is bonded to an unfinished aluminum wheel. It's next to impossible to get the cladding off in the first place and underneath is a nasty looking unfinished rim.

Edit: guess he just has the regular silver laredo wheels.

Bleeding Blue 05-23-2011 06:34 PM

Re: Rim Covers

I may have those rims, I have no clue obviously

Scottina06 05-23-2011 06:39 PM

Re: Rim Covers
you can buy aftermarket chrome wheel skins on could be those. They just snap on and off

Drew 05-23-2011 08:23 PM

Many of the laredos came with the chrome hubcaps over the painted alloy wheels. Mine just popped off like a regular hubcap being careful with a screwdriver. You'll be able to tell pretty easy if they are the hubcaps or the clad wheels.

Bleeding Blue 05-23-2011 08:32 PM

Re: Rim Covers
I did some research and they are the wheel skins...from what I read the stock alloy rims are fairly dull so i will just keep them on. Thanks guys

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