Wheel Center Caps for Nissan
Hub caps and wheel center caps are an important piece of your Nissan car or truck. They serve both a practical and an aesthetic purpose. They protect your cars wheels from road debris and dirt as well as enhance its visual appeal.What are Nissan wheel center caps used for?
Center caps keep the spindle nut and wheel bearings free of dirt and other debris from the road. They also are designed to hide the lug nuts and the bearing from sight. Wheel center caps are held in position with spring clips, threaded fasteners, or wheel lugs. Frequently, wheel center caps will feature the Nissan logo.What are Nissan center wheel caps made of?
Center wheel caps and hub caps are made of either plastic or metal. Each material has its own benefits. Plastic center caps are lightweight and easy to change. Metal center caps are durable and long-lasting. They also provide additional weight for more control when driving on bad road conditions.What Nissan center cap styles are there?
Changing out the center wheel caps on your Nissan vehicle is an easy way to increase its visual appeal. There are several different center cap styles to choose from, such as:
- Spokes: Many center cap designs have five or six spokes in them to make them mimic the look of an older-style wheel.
- Dog dish: This is a style that has been around for many years. They get their name from the fact that when they are turned over, they look like a dog dish.
- Non-rotating: If your caps will feature words, the Nissan emblem, or an advertisement, you may want to get non-rotating hubcaps. These hubcaps are made so that no matter the movement and position of the wheel and tire, the hubcap stays upright in one place.
There are many other center cap designs to choose from. A few include ones that have shapes cut into them or ones that cover the entire wheel.How do you change the center caps on a Nissan?
Changing your hubcaps is fairly simple. You will need to ensure that your vehicle is parked on a flat surface. Depending on how your wheel center caps attach to the wheel, you will either need to remove the lug nuts or simply release the spring clip and pop them off. To put on the new caps, you will either need to secure the lug nuts or ensure that the plastic clips are correctly in place.