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whell studs to short

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeeezy, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    so just installed the spacer lift and my wheel studs seem alot shorter, its not a huge problem, i easily got the wheels on. just worried about them being weak
     
  2. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    wat?
    spacer lift and wheel studs are not in the same realm, unless i'm missing something
     
  3. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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    your spacer" lift " has nothing to do with the wheel studs.
     
  4. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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    I'm guessing he put on spidertrax or other wheel spacers. I would suggest a shanked lug nut.
     
  5. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    i know thats why im as confused as you guys are.... would the diff drop have anything to do with it? maybe the axels or something?
     
  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    No, they're not related at all.
     
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    and i dont have spacers.....wish i did
     
  8. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    wat?
    no...the wheel studs and hub area are non affected by spacer lifts, diff drops, etc.
     
  9. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    maybe its just my head then
     
  10. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    ? this thread is fucked....are we in the outer limits.
     
  11. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    Yeah bro your mind must be playin tricks on ya.
     
  12. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    what?
     
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    Chances are they were that way when you removed the wheels, you just didn't notice it.
     
  14. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    probably im not going to worry about it
     
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    :laughing: is a bit confusing, isn't it.
     
  16. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:42 AM
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    I would. Your lug nuts must have at least the depth of the diameter of the studs or you risk the lugs failing under serious load. And my guess is with the lift on, you're going to get a bit more ambitious with bumps etc.

    Fix it right and at the lest, get shanked lugs, or longer studs.

    RZ Rob
     
  17. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    No really, if you look closely, the back of the wheel studs ARE connected to the top of the shock. As you lengthen the shock with the spacer, it pulls on the wheel stud, making it appear shorter. :D
     
  18. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:50 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    no need to be mean lol
     
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