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Old 03-30-2012, 10:55 AM   #21
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just throw any old grade 8 bolt/nut/washers in there with a similar diameter. as long as your not wheeling nothing will get messed up if the bolt diameter has some slop.
That isn't going to work.


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Nuts are cheap. *snicker*

Just stop by Lowe's or HD and grab one 16mm fine and one coarse thread. And one 14mm fine and one coarse thread. Screw one on to see what fits, return the other three. If you have calipers, measure the outside dia. It will cut the guessing game down.
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:56 AM   #23
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That isn't going to work.


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Nuts are cheap. *snicker*

Just stop by Lowe's or HD and grab one 16mm fine and one coarse thread. And one 14mm fine and one coarse thread. Screw one on to see what fits, return the other three. If you have calipers, measure the outside dia. It will cut the guessing game down.
I might end up buying a digital caliper in the process of all this
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:57 AM   #24
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I might end up buying a digital caliper in the process of all this
Ok, the nut just got more expensive. *snicker*
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:00 AM   #25
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You could take off the other nut from the other strut in your driveway, bring it to home depot in a 2nd car, then compare sizes until you find the right one for the one that is missing.
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Ok, the nut just got more expensive. *snicker*
When I was making this thread I almost titled it " Nut help" or "Help, lost nut"
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:14 AM   #27
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When I was making this thread I almost titled it " Nut help" or "Help, lost nut"
That happens when you say "I do"
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:17 AM   #28
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That happens when you say "I do"
lol but then it would have to be plural "nuts"
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:20 AM   #29
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:55 AM   #30
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:04 PM   #31
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:27 PM   #32
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So did you get your nuts back?
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:40 PM   #33
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So did you get your nuts back?
I have one left. Hopefully lowes will be able to help me out with my missing nut
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:51 PM   #34
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I have one left. Hopefully lowes will be able to help me out with my missing nut
FWIW, I lost a nut off something for my shell and I went to a small local hardware store. The guy grabbed a handful of nuts and we went to the parking lot til we found the one that fit. Sometimes the smaller shops are much better to deal with for stuff like that.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:53 PM   #35
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That isn't going to work.
why not? hell I would do it if I had 2. I cary a bag full of grade 8 nuts/bolts/washers just in case something like this were to happen
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why not? hell I would do it if I had 2. I cary a bag full of grade 8 nuts/bolts/washers just in case something like this were to happen
Because standard won't go on metric threads and it will only make things worse
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im just gonna try a few different 19mm nuts and hope I get lucky.
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Im pretty sure 19mm is the socket size, not the size of the thread. A 19mm shaft/thread would be huge
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Im pretty sure 19mm is the socket size, not the size of the thread. A 19mm shaft/thread would be huge
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The nut for this bolt is the same as the nuts on the bottom of the trailer hitch (if you have the tow package). The bolts that connect the stock rear bumper to the hitch. The top of the bolt is covered by the plastic cap on the bumper.

Last year at a meet we noticed someone missing that same nut. We were able to remove the nut from the hitch receiver and use it since we were not towing anything.
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