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Wheel studs are too short! What to do....

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by KPT, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Aug 31, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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    REDFORD

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    I did the doorman/matrix studs and they are working great.been on the truck for a few years now.
     
  2. Oct 22, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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  3. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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  4. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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    Yes, you should get either E/T lugs or longer studs, your choice really. You could re-use the factory lugs if you went with longer studs.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    My thinking is that the longer studs would be better, I don't know why and have no knowledge of why they would be, just a gut feeling. Thanks for your help!
     
  6. Oct 30, 2011 at 1:19 AM
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  7. Oct 30, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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  8. Oct 30, 2011 at 11:52 PM
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    Thanks for the quick reply.

    How about the BLACK CHROME E/T listed on here:

    http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/tacomablackalloys.htm

    Is that the right one?
     
  9. Oct 31, 2011 at 5:28 AM
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  10. Jan 21, 2012 at 4:15 AM
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    Thanks KPT for the info. I have run a set of methods for a few thousand mile and have never felt comfortable with the way the lug nuts fit. I will run your setup and hopefully get rid of my vibration aswell.
     
  11. Feb 16, 2012 at 6:39 AM
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    Thanks OP, I installed mine a couple weeks ago and my truck drives way better. Got rid of that steering wheel vibration. The only thing I changed from your set up was I went with spline drives. Thanks!
     
  13. Feb 16, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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    Would everyone be interested in Longer Heavy Duty ARP Wheel Studs? Looking into offering Wheel Stud Replacement kits.
     
  14. Feb 16, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    wat?
    as long as they'd still work with the ET lugs I'm waiting on you to send:popcorn: lol
     
  15. Feb 28, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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    For those wondering how much you gain with the extended thread lugs from Wheeler's, I went from 4.5 revolutions with the original lug nuts I had, to 9.75 revolutions with the gorilla ones.
     
  17. Aug 24, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    Great info, thanks!
     
  18. Oct 16, 2012 at 5:13 AM
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    Thanks for this information. I'm ordering the Gorilla Lugs.
     
  19. Nov 9, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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    ???---- Want to upgrade to better and longer studs then stock,, but keep my stock TRD sport rims & lugs. What is longest I can go without changing out anything but the studs??? I read the whole thread but am still lost:anonymous:... Thanks for your time.. Jim
     
  20. Nov 9, 2012 at 9:36 AM
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    If you get longer studs are the stock lugs deep enough to hold down the rims? How much loneger are the aftermarket studs than the stock ones? I don't know the answer to these questions, but things you may want to consider.
     
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