Cant get my rims off

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    Cant get my rims off

    Man i have had problems with my car but never one this stupid before. I have a set of some old (not really sure how old but old enough)TSW rims I think it maybe the avus r's and their is a center piece cap on it with a big nut. You have to take the center piece off to get to the lug nuts.

    When i bought the car the owner gave me the tool that came with them for taking the center piece off it is a 6 point plastic tool.

    The front ones will come off cause they been taken off a bunch of times but the 2 back ones will just not come off.


    And no matter how hard you try you cant get these things off. Has anyone ever had this with their rims and did you get some sort of tool or some grease or anything else you may have used to get them off.

    Any help would be great
    thanks

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    Wheel & Tire forum will probably get you a quicker answer. You want me to go ahead and move it, or leave it here for a bit?

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    yeah

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    so the cap is stuck or the wheel?

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    have you tried prying it slightly and maybe some wd40 in the cracks to loosen it up. Usually theres supposed to be a key for the cap so people cant steal you rims. You sure he didnt leave you a key?

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    I think he means those TSW screw on centercaps. Buy a pipe wrench.


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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ thats great




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