The final cut of TMC Podcast #34 is available now with topics timestamped. We covered Tesla's rollercoaster prices, Toyota pushing junk science, Mike's new Model 3, Optimizing track mode for snow driving, FSD V11 apparently coming by the end of this week, and more. You can watch and check out the chat replay on YouTube.
I use a flat head eye glass screwdriver. The suction cup is probably safer but I already had the screwdriver and it gets in behind pretty clean. If it were to scratch anything it wouldn’t be in a visible area but no scratching so far.
In addition to all the other ways stated here to remove the center cap, I actually used a small ear cleaner (yes it was clean ewwww) which easily pops out the cap when placed into the groove along the side of the cap. (if you are Asian, you will know exactly what this is lol, but here is a photo)