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Hi guys, I finally decided to go for the rpf1 and I love them, there are way pritier wheels out there, but simple locks is what I like.
To my surprise, when I mounted them in the front, the axle bolt is not flush with the wheel (see picture) which leaves me with no option but to buy the very expensive rpf1 caps?
Any idea guys on a solution for the center caps other than spending the cash on the originals?
I don’t mind running them without center caps, I guess I would paint the axle bolt black and call it a day
Any ideas?
Enkei rpf1 7x17 45et
Included a picture of the car with the wheels, kind of dark, will get better shoots
 

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Measure them, look for caps at local autoplace. Or find some online. Caps typically aren't expensive and they usually come in std sizes.
 

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Did you buy hub-centric rings for the new wheels?

[ame]https://www.amazon.com/Hubcentric-Rings-Pack-Centerbore-Mitsubishi/dp/B00CH8LXBS[/ame]
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Did you buy hub-centric rings for the new wheels?

[ame]https://www.amazon.com/Hubcentric-Rings-Pack-Centerbore-Mitsubishi/dp/B00CH8LXBS[/ame]
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Yes, I did. I took it to the highway after I installed them to check for vibrations in the steering wheel and all good up to 95mph, I never go over 80 anyways but just to make sure haha
 

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Measure them, look for caps at local autoplace. Or find some online. Caps typically aren't expensive and they usually come in std sizes.
Alright, but what I’m “concerned” about is that the bolt on the center hub is not flush with the wheel as shown in the picture, I will need a center cap that isn’t flat, and those I don’t find. That is why I was wondering if someone knows a cheaper option to the original rpf1 caps which are not flat or flush with the wheel when mounted, there is some room for the center hub bolt
 

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[ame]https://www.amazon.com/Wheel-Center-Chrome-Cover-Aftermarket/dp/B07F2D2QHT[/ame]
These won’t fit, confirmed with seller, rpf1 are 64mm. I will cut the axle thread enough to make it flush with the wheel, that will let me install whatever caps I want without worrying about clearance.
 

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Most axle caps by nature stick out a little bit. They generally aren't flush with the wheel where they install. Try one and you'll see what I'm talking about.
 

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Well done. Those match really well.
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Instead of cutting the spindle, I usually dremel clean or drill the backs of caps....or slap on hubcentric spacers.

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Cool. Looks like OEM almost.
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