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I ordered these wheel caps to replace the oem mercedes blue emblem center caps for my 18" black AMG wheels.

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got some of them in black for my oem wheels ,
Was it easy to install? I got them from ETSY, and shipping from UK.
 

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yes mate , hardest part was getting old ones out, had to take wheels off to push the centres out ,watched a few videos of people getting the centres out using gorilla tape, drilling holes ,but didn't want to ruin my genuine centres so off came wheels
 

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if you buy one of those cheap plastic pick tools you should be able to get them out without any damage to the wheel or center cap. I had those but didn't like the look on my wheels and opted for just normal style caps but they are colored in red.
 

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I just took delivery of a set today

Didn't like them thought they looked tacky. Also slightly oversized so I broke one anyways on attempted install.

In the bin they went.
 

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I just took delivery of a set today

Didn't like them thought they looked tacky. Also slightly oversized so I broke one anyways on attempted install.

In the bin they went.
Were they paired with the original AMG black spoke wheels?

Mercedes actually make the same raised red 75mm wheel center caps for the AMG wheels, and you can get them for $55 each cap, $220 for a set of 4. Hence it's not simply an aftermarket item that some company came up with, but rather this is actually an item made to fit the black AMG wheels.
 

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This is a pic of what it looks like on an oem black AMG wheel with the raised red wheel center cap.

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Another pic: I think it looks good personally...

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Were they paired with the original AMG black spoke wheels?

Mercedes actually make the same raised red 75mm wheel center caps for the AMG wheels, and you can get them for $55 each cap, $220 for a set of 4. Hence it's not simply an aftermarket item that some company came up with, but rather this is actually an item made to fit the black AMG wheels.
Yeah I know

I thought i liked them too until i fitted them today

Wheels were 18" 5 spoke gloss black with polished face AMG Line ones
 

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Got the Red raised AMG wheel caps installed today on my wheels, replaced the oem blue mercedes emblem ones. I have the red Gator rim guards on my gloss black 18" AMG wheels as well.

At first sight, looks interesting... can't say it is outstanding , but definitely a fresh new look. Anyways kept the oem ones, will replace if I start to get tired of it. =)
 
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