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Old 09-07-2003, 08:56 PM   #1
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Lightbulb HOW TO..... Convert rims from male to female

This was sort of "needed' on a current project after an accident, so I just decided to post it:

First we start off with rims:


The following drill bits is what I used.




The wheels stubs are removed using a plier.


This step isn't required, and can be skipped:


This step is used for detailing purposes:


The plastic size is 7/32" with an opening for 5/32" made to fit the black/clear "V-1" part(s)


Here is the rim put together, now you just need to add lug nuts & paint.


Hope this helps any of you!

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Fixed image host. Originally was hosted on Imagestation, I beleive I posted this at the time we couldn't upload on AF.
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Great write up! Thank you!!!
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Old 09-07-2003, 09:18 PM   #3
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Nice detail Hono. Great write up. Those look like the old Tamiya Mugen civic race wheels. I had that kit, until I gave it away.
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Old 09-07-2003, 11:19 PM   #4
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Nice how to Hono, but for ur Topic u should have put, HOW TO: Convert Single Lug into multiple Lug Nuts, but thats just my opinion.
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Nice how-to!
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Re: HOW TO..... Convert rims from male to female

Great how-to I may have to use this method in the future.

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Nice how to Hono, but for ur Topic u should have put, HOW TO: Convert Single Lug into multiple Lug Nuts, but thats just my opinion.
Although that is true, he is actually changing the wheels from Male to Female...
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ahhh! finally a male to female conversion. Great one Hono!
thx a lot!
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Old 09-08-2003, 03:57 AM   #8
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I was hoping to get around to doing this how to myself at some point but u have saved me the effort.
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Old 09-08-2003, 10:00 AM   #9
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Re: HOW TO..... Convert rims from male to female

But how to make female to male?

BTW nice How-to
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Re: Re: HOW TO..... Convert rims from male to female

Thanks for all the coments guys,
ex-r - the rims are from the Tamiya race civic kit, I ended up damaging one a while back (not sure what I was doing )

Does anyone know the name of these rims?? I figure they're Mugens, but on referance pics of the race car, the rims aren't like the ones that I have.
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But how to make female to male?

BTW nice How-to
One has already been written:
How to convert rims - female to male - by flyonthewall
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Old 02-06-2004, 09:50 AM   #11
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Sorry to bring this up, but is there a way to get pics back?
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nice red x's you have there.
I cant see anything.......
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The pictures are back up, it was the old server that I used back in September.
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Re: HOW TO..... Convert rims from male to female

nice howto.... does the tamiya enzo comewith male?.... coz i thought all tamiya do...but enzo should be accurate, therefore should not.... but i don't know

does it?
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