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Getting new rims, what king of lug nuts to get?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by veet skeet, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Jan 24, 2012 at 8:03 AM
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    veet skeet

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    I am getting ballistic jester off road rims for my car, and I have no clue what lug nuts to get and where to get them. Can anyone help? Thanks.
     
  2. Jan 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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  3. Jan 24, 2012 at 9:15 AM
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    Would those black acorn nuts on that website fit with the ballistic jester wheels?
     
  4. Jan 24, 2012 at 9:21 AM
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    You got a picture of these wheels? Maybe contact whoever you are purchasing them from and ask if these nuts will work, but I'd imagine that lugnuts are pretty universal. I might be wrong though so hopefully someone else chimes in.
     
  5. Jan 24, 2012 at 11:02 AM
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    Okay ... I have got to ask ... when I bought my aftermarkets the company included lug nuts ... so, my question is ... isn't that the normal way of doing things ... not to bust on anyone ... just a bit confused :confused:
     
  6. Jan 24, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    Yeah me to. They asked if I wanted black or chrome. Thought they just came standard with new wheels. :notsure:
     
  7. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:56 PM
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    RIMS do not need lug nuts, but WHEELSs do! If you're confused, look up the definition of both. ;)

    Contact the seller and ask this question. If they can't provide the requested info, take your business elsewhere.

    M.A.C.
     
  8. Jan 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM
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    Pretty sure most steel wheels use the tapered acorn style lug nuts. Aluminum/ alloy wheels use the straight shank style (not sure what the nickname is).
     
  9. Jan 24, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    Not to get into racial vernaculars but "rims" :rasta: and "wheels" :) are interchangeable.
     
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