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Hey everybody! I am a new Jeep Patriot owner, ohh for about 3 months now. I am asking for help/advice from anyone who might know this.....I just brought these wheel covers, 16 inch, black. I want to take off the old wheel covers, but it seems they are tightened down by lug nuts. Do I need to jack my car to take the old ones off, or do they just pry off? I just need help on "how to take wheel covers off".

Im new here but I will post pics here soon!
 

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What wheels do you have now?

If they are the stock 16" steel wheels you only have the little "star" lug nut cover. Remove the lug nuts, remove the cover.

I suppose you could do them one at a time on the ground but do you have a torque wrench to ensure you get the lug nuts on properly?
Failing that do you have a star wrench and do you sort of have a feel for tight enough?

Personally I'd simply wait until my next tire rotation, ask the shop to leave the little covers off and go from there.
 

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Well I was having a blonde moment and realized the car didnt come with any hubcaps to begin with, and the ones I bought just simply clipped on easily. Didnt have to remove anything from the wheel and whatnot. I felt like a total jackass! I put those Albrecht 16 inch black charcoal wheel covers on, and they look mighty fine!

 
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