RE: Wheel studs
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RE: Wheel studs


I had the same problem, this was my fix.

I replaced the studs in my drums and upgraded them to "right hand 
thread", (Righty Tighty-Lefty Lucey). These studs will works on OEM or 
replacement drums. I found these to have the proper knurl

NAPA #641-1157 Wheel Bolt 169  1/2-20 x 1-5/8"
Perno de rueda
Bar Code  1 06 64766 04101 0

Nick Tiberio

Paul Lennemann wrote:
> I bought some Ansen Sprint wheels to put on my car.  They come w/ the 
> acorn style lug nuts.  The previous owner changed all of the wheel studs 
> on the car and installed some that are @ 3" long.  So they are way too 
> long to work with the new wheels.  I tried a couple of places including 
> the one in Omaha that usually has everything.  Couldn't find anything to 
> fit.  
> The main problem was getting one with correct diameter of the knurled 
> portion so it would fit in the hub.  Everything they had was either too 
> big, too small, or discontinued.  For the record the knurled portion of 
> the one listed in the catalog for my application was too small.  It may 
> be that the previous owner drilled them out to accept the different 
> studs.
> Anyway what I need are studs that are 1/2"-20, w/ a knurled dia. of @ 
> .640 and @1 3/4" - 2" long.  Any one got any ideas?  I thought about 
> cutting them all down to the proper length but I think they are grade 8 
> bolts and I'd spend more in hacksaw blades than I did for the wheels.  
> Not to mention the orthopedic surgery on my shoulder.
> Paul L.
> '63 Sport Fury
> 440/727


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