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Old 2013-11-22, 12:35   #1
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beauty rings/center caps

Anyone have a pic with a Mav or Comet running steel wheels with beauty rings and center caps?
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Beauty rings and dog dish hubcaps.....just the way I bought it.
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I like that, looks pretty slick. Has anyone run lower profile rings that show more of the wheel behind them? Also: if I get the collared lug nuts and low profile center caps from a Crown Vic, would they work on the stock 14" steelies?
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I like that, looks pretty slick. Has anyone run lower profile rings that show more of the wheel behind them? Also: if I get the collared lug nuts and low profile center caps from a Crown Vic, would they work on the stock 14" steelies?
Yes they should but the lug nuts will have to be changed as the Crown Vic poverty caps rely on a flaired or collared lug nut for attachment.

I have the caps if you need them. I think I have 6 of them but I would have to check.
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Yes they should but the lug nuts will have to be changed as the Crown Vic poverty caps rely on a flaired or collared lug nut for attachment.

I have the caps if you need them. I think I have 6 of them but I would have to check.
I would be interested in them, actually. PM me a pic of them. They made several different styles and I want to make sure they're the ones I have in mind
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Yes they should but the lug nuts will have to be changed as the Crown Vic poverty caps rely on a flaired or collared lug nut for attachment.

I have the caps if you need them. I think I have 6 of them but I would have to check.
Dorman makes the lug nuts with the collars. They are much cheaper than the factory/dealer units. I used ranger centers on my Dad's 99 Crown Vic. I found the CVPI caps looked too big and blocky.







I think I have a set of the thin 14" trim rings, but I'd have to take a look to make sure. They weren't very wide at all. They basically just covered the lip that the wheel weights clipped on to. I'll check this weekend and PM you some pics if you want.
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damn!.. those look nice, Paul!

as for the lower profile tires on 14's?.. IMO they look too small and need to be used on at least 15 inchers to gain the needed tire diameter to fill wheelwells properly. However, they do work great on the rear for shortening the gear when drag racing though.
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Dorman makes the lug nuts with the collars. They are much cheaper than the factory/dealer units. I used ranger centers on my Dad's 99 Crown Vic. I found the CVPI caps looked too big and blocky.



I think I have a set of the thin 14" trim rings, but I'd have to take a look to make sure. They weren't very wide at all. They basically just covered the lip that the wheel weights clipped on to. I'll check this weekend and PM you some pics if you want.
I'd definitely be interested in seeing those trim rings. Sounds like what I'm looking for. Also, I love the Vic. I used to have an '02 CVPI, ex Washington State Patrol cruiser. Biggest mistake I made was getting rid of it I'd like to eventually get an '03+ CVPI and airbag it and throw some Mustang 17s under it. But that's a long way off.
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The caps I have look like this:


This is the worst one of the five I have. They came off a 1998 Ford Ranger. If your interested, send me a PM and we will make a deal on all five.
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