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Old 03-06-2010, 02:37 PM   #1
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Help...1985 Sovereign wheels need a makeover

Prefer not to buy new wheels but rather put hubcaps on that WILL stay. Any suggestions?? The wheel well areas are rusty and inexpensive hubcaps have fallen off while driving. Also considering baby moons but not confident those will stay on after reading measurement guides for those.

Also, any sources for inexpensive hubcaps that would fit 1985 Sovereign's? Thanks for any suggestions!!

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Old 03-06-2010, 04:40 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. We have your twin and love it. Sorry about your hubcap and wheel problem. I am sure that someone will come up with a solution for you, soon. This is a great place to get advice.

When did you buy your AS, what about projects on any?

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Old 03-06-2010, 06:18 PM   #3
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Just redid the wheels that came on my '78 Ambassador. PO tack welded a steel bolt to rim. Punched a hole in the hubcap and secured it with a washer and nut. Since I will not be traveling I decided to grind off bolt. Another poster told me this was a fix to keep hubcaps from flying off into space. Will post pictures if you want to see the before I ground off the bolts.
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:18 AM   #4
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Thanks for the suggestions...

Will consider although it may be more complicated than my skill level . I'd also like to find out if anyone has come across some great fitting hubcaps or thoughts on baby moon's.

Many thanks!
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