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    Anyone got Irmscher dust caps?

    I got some with the Linea Rossa but I'm worried that they're gunna get stolen fairly quicly if I leave them on. (baring in mind that the little sods who live down my mum and dad's road have had 3 standard ones off the leon in the last couple of months! )

    What I was wondering was..... Is it possible to use a spanner to do them up or would that bugger the valves?

    Any thoughts?
    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    you'll bugger the valves...


    why not stick standardo ones on- keep the irmschers for shows ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by M40COO

    why not stick standardo ones on- keep the irmschers for shows ?
    That was my first thought. Will do that then.
    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    You should be able to tighten them up a touch, so they are tighter than hand tight, but the scroats will just come back with pliers and nick them.

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    Is there any kind of acid I could use to burn they're little hands which won't effect the metal?
    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    or prehaps you could get ye olde drill and tapping set out and make a hole for a grub screw??

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    Formic acid should do it, but you'll have to milk a fair few ants to get a decent amount for your purposes

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    Quote Originally Posted by llihzag
    or prehaps you could get ye olde drill and tapping set out and make a hole for a grub screw??
    That's a good plan!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg
    Formic acid should do it, but you'll have to milk a fair few ants to get a decent amount for your purposes
    As is that!
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    obviously youd have 2 be willing to drill into your £20 chunks of metal!

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    ... and be willing to pay for new valves stems when the buggers rip them off with mole grips.

    easiest way is to get boggo black plastic ones, and save the irmy ones for special occasions

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