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newobf
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Aug 1, 7:12am - #237766 
Enkei DM5 center cap removal

Anyone else had trouble removing the center caps off these rims? There is a slit for a flatblade or similar tool to be inserted and then used to pop cap off. Mine have been on for a year and will not "pop" out. I scratched my rim slightly trying to remove one of them yesterday to rotate tires. The cap is also plastic and the head of screwdriver I was using almost broke through the other side of the cap. I knew I was gonna have this trouble when I first installed them. They were hard to remove when they were new. I was wondering if Enkei made a tool for them that maybe I didnt get with the wheels or something.

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booyaolian
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Aug 1, 9:08am - #237767 
you just pop it out. the only way to do.

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Speed4TheNeed
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Aug 1, 9:56am - #237768 
take the wheel off and use the long end of a crowbar (or something similar) to pop the cap out from the other side.

or is that what you already did unsuccesfully?

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booyaolian
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Aug 1, 12:04pm - #237769 
how do you take the wheel off with the center cap on?

you just keep trying until it pops out.

at least that is what i did, and it worked.

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hkysk8r86
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Aug 1, 4:35pm - #237770 
i used a flat head screwdriver to pry it out

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newobf
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Aug 1, 6:55pm - #237771 
I know it sounds like I dont know what I'm doing but the damn things wont pop off as easy as they should...it pissed me off because I scratched the rim with the screwdriver. Just gonna leave it for now when I get new tires the shop can pop them out hopefully.

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VVTLIGuy
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Aug 1, 10:22pm - #237772 
yeah they sux, i broke all mine and threw them away

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