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No Stock:
Campervanculture

In Stock:
VanCafe ($60 courier from USA)

busschmiede.de (€20 courier from Germany)*

*Shortened height reproduction that won’t fit over your 2-WD NSF speedo hub or NSR hub and kinda shiny. They are for the 4-WD syncro only.

Full Height Matt Finish Version:

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VanCafe sell the correct height version, but the courier cost won’t come down until the pandemic ends, they said.
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These don’t fit, so current thinking is modify the old with the new pegs Image

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I've some of the vancafe ones from a few years ago. One came off and got crunched.
Interestingly though, for the fronts, you can use the top of an aerosol. Fits great and clips onto the greasecap lip, and available in lots of colours 😁

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Now that's what I like, a bit of ingenuity. You'll be fine when the World ends  :ok
 
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Filthy and Merc steels not mefro but these are my home brew centre caps Image

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VW caddy caps drilled out and compomotive centres fitted.
Cast caps designed for 19mm head bolts but with Silicone wheel nut caps fitted then these just push on.

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The better half thinks they are a little Tonka Toy ish but I like them.
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Bit of glue & I should be able to make this work. Perhaps some strap on the inside too maybe.

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Felt a bit like Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz, but I managed to fuse them together with the blow torch. Worked well. All done.

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There is too much flex required under rotation, it's on but it's splitting at the seem..so I'm onto this next >>>
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Looks spot on!
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Alternative, found this on The Samba...

321601171A Mk1 Golf centre cap

2K0601169 Mk3 Caddy centre cap
  • Pilot hole
  • 76mm hole saw
  • Black silicon
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Drill a small pilot hole through the back of the 5 bolt caddy centre cap
  • Drill another hole the same size as the pilot drill on the hole saw
  • Turn the cap the right way up and cut the centre out with the hole saw
  • The golf cap will pop in now
  • Mask up the edge of the hole and about 5mm up from the bottom of the golf cap to make sure you don’t get epoxy resin everywhere & leave a good edge for the silicon
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^^ Failed too, won't fit over hubs, so I now have 4 of these which are only good for Merc steels I believe, if you want them.
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