Wheel nut covers

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Wheel nut covers

Post by Kilroy » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:05 am

Hey folks.

Does anyone know if the black plastic covers as fitted to the wheel nuts on Mk3 Marinas are able to be sourced anywhere.?

Have not seen any on ebay when I have looked - but there may be other sources.?

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by locost_bryan » Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:17 pm

iirc when Chris was looking for them for his pickup, a few people posted they had some, and some alternative sources were given? Or am I just confused? :crazy: :shh:
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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by MarinaCoupe » Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:47 pm

There were some offers, in the end I bought a complete set of NOS Commercial nut covers from a forum member, so I never took up any of the other offers.

Commercial nuts are 3/4" across, Saloon & Coupe nuts are slightly small, so Commercial nut covers will fall off a Saloon or Coupe nut.

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Post by MarinaCoupe » Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:51 pm

There were some offers, in the end I bought a complete set of NOS Commercial nut covers from a forum member, so I never took up any of the other offers.

Commercial nuts are 3/4" across, Saloon & Coupe nuts are slightly small, so Commercial nut covers will fall off a Saloon or Coupe nut.

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by Kilroy » Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:12 pm

Thanks folks.

Unfortunately - saloon nut covers fall off saloon nuts too... :(
Problem is that the sun ages the plastic badly and they crack up.

I see that Rimmer Bros still sell the Triumph chrome or stainless nuts which will do the same job and take the same thick plastic retaining washers - albeit at a price.
May have to go there.

Still looking though...

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by MARINAMAN480 » Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Kilroy you have a pm

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by Woody » Sun Oct 01, 2023 2:21 pm

Hi all, obviously this thread is 10 years old! Are there any updates on where I can buy wheel but covers for mk 3 Saloon? I did recently buy some from ‘the internet’ that said they would fit, but guess what, they didn’t!

Any help/advice would be gratefully received, thank you.

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by balmy » Sun Oct 01, 2023 5:22 pm

Woody wrote:Hi all, obviously this thread is 10 years old! Are there any updates on where I can buy wheel but covers for mk 3 Saloon? I did recently buy some from ‘the internet’ that said they would fit, but guess what, they didn’t!

Any help/advice would be gratefully received, thank you.
I believe Martin Wallis has had some made.
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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by Woody » Sun Oct 01, 2023 5:37 pm

Thank you balmy, do you know how I might contact him?

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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by balmy » Sun Oct 01, 2023 5:39 pm

Woody wrote:Thank you balmy, do you know how I might contact him?
I’ve PM’ed you. Image
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Re: Wheel nut covers

Post by Woody » Tue Oct 03, 2023 9:27 am

Cheers!

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