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How Many Lug Nuts are You Missing - The Game

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by goufcustom, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. goufcustom

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

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    Anyone else play this game when driving around, and no I dont mean driving around without lug nuts on my Tacoma. I mean looking at other peoples cars and counting their lug nuts to see if they have them all on or in some cases all tightened...

    I dont have any pictures, because most of the time I play this game when driving (stopped at red lights), and WOW there are a ton of cars that are missing atleast one lug nut. I saw a car at my office that was missing 2 out of 5 on one wheel. Saw a car at the grocery store that was missing 1 out of 5 on every single wheel, and out of the other 4 2 on each wheel was clearly not tight, they were sticking out very far! :eek:

    Just find it amusing and unsafe, and even more funny when people have crazy aftermarket wheels and are missing them, or have a brand new (Inifinti, Acura, BMW... etc) and are missing them...
     
  2. neonlazer

    neonlazer Mechanically Goofy

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    I think there are many on here who might be have lost a few nuts. :anonymous:

    HAHA
     
  3. Taco Dan

    Taco Dan Well-Known Member

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    yup ive seen this too. people just dont think about their vehicles or respect them like most of us on TW. for about two days i had to drive around with one lug nut missing, cause i broke the lug stud.
     
  4. Maximus

    Maximus Senior Member

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    I had a 5K service done at Toyota of Riverside and unknowingly drove 15 mins on the freeway with 2 out of 6 lug nuts. The dealer ship played it off like it was no big deal :mad::mad:

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  5. tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    WHAT. how the hell does that even happen. I'd be furious if i were you.
     
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    Maximus Senior Member

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    Apparently, it was "it was just human error and no damage was done." When they came to deliver the lug nuts an hour later, they could only find chrome ones. I had to wait a week for them to order black ones which I had to drive to the dealership and wait 45 mins to pick up. They sent me out the door without even an apology. Lesson learned; if you want something done right, do it yourself.
     
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    i have all mine on my truck and have my others.:eek::cool:


    Like reg cab owners? :crapstorm:
     
  8. goufcustom

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

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    Found this one today:
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  9. ALawrence

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    I changed brake pads for a girl once.. Was missing 2 nuts on one wheel... On a 4 lug... I actually took a nut off my car so she would have at least 3...

    My truck was missing one when I got it
     
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    KenLyns Lord of War

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    ^She also drove a Toyota with 12mm lugs?

    What's a verbal apology worth? Stupid mistakes like this, call Toyota Corporate and lodge a complaint. You can probably get a free oil change or something more out of it.
     
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    isu2014 RAT Products

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    This was on an old beat up toyota pickup at the intersection when we were waiting for the left turn light.

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    This was pre taco, when I had my Chevy Malibu..
     
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