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Crap!! busted a nut now what?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by SurfInferno, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno [OP] Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    I have a 5 lugger and apparently they dont make metal the same as they used to and the lug nut was on stupid tight. Well i tried to get it off to paint my wheels and well i succeeded....but the bot came off with it. I searched everywhere on how to find it but i dont know what to do. is it safe to drive with only 4?
     
  2. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    you broke the stud off with the nut?
     
  3. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno [OP] Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    yea
     
  4. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You should be fine temporaily with 4 lugs. Any auto store will have the right stud. Knock the old one out, and put the new one in. I think there is a thread on here, telling how.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    get a new stud and nut from local autoparts store. i dont see what the big problem is...?
     
  6. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:22 PM
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    SurfInferno

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    im relatively new to anything auto, so i just wasnt sure what to do. Thanks for the help :)
     
  7. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    title made me laugh, but they are right any auto parts store shoul have it
     
  8. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    ^ all those guys are 100% correct. When I was working as a tire tech we had to fix broken studs a couple time or so a month. :thumbsup:
     
  10. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:31 PM
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    are you on TW on xxx world
     
  11. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:37 PM
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  12. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    you busted a nut! damn, sorry to hear, but i guess you can still function as a man with only one....
     
  13. Mar 21, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    SurfInferno

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    :p :rofl:
     
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    or.....Morning after pill....... :pray:
     
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    Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 17 (12 members and 5 guests) reading a thread about sum1 Busting a Nut.. lmao
     
  16. Mar 21, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    well i just got the part. How do i get the drum brake off? i heard hit it with a hammer but this seems kinda sketch
     
  17. Mar 21, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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