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Old 07-11-2019, 05:34 PM   #1
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Alcoa 22.5 aluminum rims

OK, where do you find lug nuts and specifically left hand threaded ones for aluminum rims. Or do you use the original ones with a special washer? And a shiny cover?
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:27 PM   #2
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you also need to change the studs, aluminum wheels are much thicker than steel ones, the original studs are probably not long enough
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Kubla is correct on stud length so make sure they are gonna be long enough. If you have Budd wheels with left hand thread on the driver's side, then the nuts will be the same except the nuts bury themselves a little in aluminum wheels unlike steel wheels. If the studs are long enough I would start with new nuts with no wear on them with those wheels.

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Kubla is correct on stud length so make sure they are gonna be long enough. If you have Budd wheels with left hand thread on the driver's side, then the nuts will be the same except the nuts bury themselves a little in aluminum wheels unlike steel wheels. If the studs are long enough I would start with new nuts with no wear on them with those wheels.

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Thanks to you guys Budd wheels yeah that sounds familiar I will measure but that is way more work than willing to do at this time if the studs are too short. Rustoleum gloss black at 5 bones a can is where this is heading
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