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Anyone can help? Got a 2021 Willy’s Sport. I had, Black hex shape, Jeep logo valve stem caps. Someone needed mine! Anyway, I want to replace them. I did get some from Mopar but they are round!?
I’m wanting to replace them with the OEM ones that came with the truck and for the life of me can’t find them!!! Any ideas/links the crowd could offer would be great!
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Ill offer a lesson learned. Metal valve stem caps will patina / corrode your stems after a while. The metal can stick to the stem, possibly causing you to damage the stem when trying to take them off.

i just stick to generic plastic ones now.
 

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Ill offer a lesson learned. Metal valve stem caps will patina / corrode your stems after a while. The metal can stick to the stem, possibly causing you to damage the stem when trying to take them off.

i just stick to generic plastic ones now.
^^^^^^^ what he said ..... ask me how i know .....
 
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Ill offer a lesson learned. Metal valve stem caps will patina / corrode your stems after a while. The metal can stick to the stem, possibly causing you to damage the stem when trying to take them off.

i just stick to generic plastic ones now.
Good to know! I wonder though if that’s the case, and I’m sure it is, why the heck would Jeep put them on in the first place! Thank you!
 

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Anyone can help? Got a 2021 Willy’s Sport. I had, Black hex shape, Jeep logo valve stem caps. Someone needed mine! Anyway, I want to replace them. I did get some from Mopar but they are round!?
I’m wanting to replace them with the OEM ones that came with the truck and for the life of me can’t find them!!! Any ideas/links the crowd could offer would be great!
OEM that came with the truck? I have no idea what they would look like because the dealer puts on valve stem caps that are hex shaped and chromed plastic and actually look decent.

Ill offer a lesson learned. Metal valve stem caps will patina / corrode your stems after a while. The metal can stick to the stem, possibly causing you to damage the stem when trying to take them off.

i just stick to generic plastic ones now.
You can use aluminum ones with no trouble, actually........... as long as they are plastic lined.
Just look for caps that don't have aluminum threads.

Guess which of our two Jeeps these are for.........

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Good to know! I wonder though if that’s the case, and I’m sure it is, why the heck would Jeep put them on in the first place! Thank you!
Jeep doesn't put metal caps on. The dealers may, but not Jeep. Not that I've seen. The caps on my wife's JLU were black plastic caps. The dealer puts on hex chromed plastic caps with green ends.
 

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The good news is that you get the last laugh on the dipshit that stole yours!
Not if they were lined, or the thief uses anti-seize compound.
Not all metal caps are a problem.
 

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Come on. Can't a guy have some fun!:LOL:
Well, it's likely that anyone stupid enough to find joy and profit in stealing valve caps likely isn't too smart to begin with...............
 
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Mine seem to be holding up fine, but I don't know where they came from.
I know they're green for nitrogen, but apparently regular old 70% works too.

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Mine seem to be holding up fine, but I don't know where they came from.
I know they're green for nitrogen, but apparently regular old 70% works too.

Jeep Gladiator Valve stem caps OMG! PXL_20230128_194453776_2
That's the same thing my dealer puts on........ but they say nothing of nitrogen. I suspect they just like the color?

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Jeep doesn't put metal caps on. The dealers may, but not Jeep. Not that I've seen. The caps on my wife's JLU were black plastic caps. The dealer puts on hex chromed plastic caps with green ends.
Ah Ha!! Mystery solved then!
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