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This is a discussion on Wheel Center Caps Not Aligned within the Suspension & Wheels forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I purchased Dunlop Graspic DS3 on Moda MD14 wheels for my winter shoes. I have a 2012 WRX so i ...

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    Wheel Center Caps Not Aligned

    I purchased Dunlop Graspic DS3 on Moda MD14 wheels for my winter shoes. I have a 2012 WRX so i took it to the dealer to have the tps sensors programmed. I noticed the center caps which say Moda are not aligned the same. I know it's not that big of a deal but it's bugging me. Is it just a matter of jacking the car up taking the wheels off and putting them back on all aligned the same?

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    You have diffs, no matter how you align the wheels at the start, after a couple corners, they'll be different again as the outside wheels spin faster than the inside. I wouldn't let it get to you, unless the car never leaves a trailer.
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    Good to know. Now it's not going to bug me.

    Thanks!

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    The center caps should spin in their seating anyway...
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    Rolls-Royce center caps are mounted on bearings so that they are always right way up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jgardiner View Post
    Rolls-Royce center caps are mounted on bearings so that they are always right way up.
    When you pay that much for a car, stupid bull**** like that starts to matter to people, I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rambo View Post


    You have diffs, no matter how you align the wheels at the start, after a couple corners, they'll be different again as the outside wheels spin faster than the inside. I wouldn't let it get to you, unless the car never leaves a trailer.
    I think you misunderstood the OP. The center cap does remain static compared to the wheel.

    OP, you should be able to spin the center cap with your fingers and get it to sit however you'd like.

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    ^ right...

    He needs SPINNERS. With a little weight he can have them sit in the right position, once they stop spinning. Only the valve stems remain as problem. Anyone up to search for rims that have the valve actually in the hub?!
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