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help with the right lug nuts

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 650H1, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Aug 11, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i have moto metals, and i bought them used. they came with the acorn style spline drive lug nuts. im getting a fuck of a shake with my truck, so is it possible that my truck needs the spline drive extra thread lug nuts to help center the wheel? i know this thread may be redundant, and KPT may point that out a few times lol but im getting frustrated with these wheels.
     
  2. Aug 11, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    KPT knows nuts :D
     
  3. Aug 11, 2011 at 1:21 PM
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    that he does
     
  4. Aug 11, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    I'm not familiar with moto metals, but sometimes the wheel makers have little metal rings available to use during install to make sure it is centered properly.
    Can't remember the correct name for them.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The extended thread lugs would certainly help center the wheel if that turns out to be cause of your vibes.

    I run them even though my wheels are hubcentric, just because i like having the extra thread on our notoriously short wheel studs.
     
  6. Aug 11, 2011 at 1:36 PM
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    Hub rings
     
  7. Aug 11, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    sweet well they should be in tuesday, gonna be a long couple of days driving 30 miles to work up the interstate fml
     
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