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Old 08-02-14, 12:21 PM   #1
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Default Custom Lexus Center Caps

I own a 2012 Lexus CT200h and wanted to get 18" rims on the car. I am not a fan of the whole "after market" look however and and wanted to try and make it look as if it was still Lexus. The CT has a bolt pattern of 5x100, so it is not comparable with any other Lexus wheel and I was not about to get a bolt pattern adapter because I have heard bad things about them.

I ended up choosing The Niche M129 in gun metal grey because I found that it looked something like the LFA rims, however I could order it for my exact specifications, and it was an affordable price.

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The problem was of course the center cap, in getting that "stock look." I ended up just going out on a limb, and ordering OEM Lexus center caps made for the gun metal F sport rims, hoping they would fit... but they didn't. They were 62mm in diameter, about 5mm too small.

The following pictures show how I removed the logo from the OEM caps, and reattached them to the larger aftermarket caps using standard automotive double sided tape.


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Looks awesome! Love that color scheme.

How did you remove the OEM logo from the backside of the oem cap?

I mean, I see the picture where it looks as if the logo is magically disconnected and levitating above the oem backside haha but what happened leading up to that??

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