RE: Wheel studs
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RE: Wheel studs



I got my lugnuts at Autozone when I changed the driver's side to right 
hand thread. Took an old one in and they let me go thru their bin till I 
found something.

v8magic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> NAPA has a catalog of brake parts that includes wheel bolts (studs) with 
> 
> all vital dimensions. All 1/2-20 wheel bolts are in one section so that 
> you can compare a number of different studs. If you can take a look at 
> that book it will allow you some flexibility that you won't find in a 
> listing that is application based. Happy hunting.
> 
> Bob in Sacramento
> 
> 
> 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
> > http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/ml-lennemann63.html



Jeff Adams
64 Polara


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