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Iíve had the Ďtight fití problem with knock-off centre caps, but itís easily fixed. Just snip a bit of the circular spring off (a teeny bit at a time)n with a pair of pliers until the fit is more comfortable. Simples
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Just snip a bit of the circular spring off (a teeny bit at a time)n with a pair of pliers until the fit is more comfortable. Simples
As noted earlier in this thread.
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the spring ring is usually a major part of the problem and needs about 5mm cutting out of it so it will close further, or a weaker replacement.
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