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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 03, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
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I have Moroso wheel studs on the rear of my car. This is a 9" Ford rear with stock axles. My problem is the wheel studs nurled surface that fits into the axle sticks all the way out of the brake drum when I put it on. Now when I put the wheels and lug nuts on. My lug nuts hit the nurled surface and don't torque down against the wheel. Leaving the wheel loose.
I had a set of lug nuts turned down on the ends so I could tighten the lugs down. This is just a band aid fix. Also the lugs don't go all the way through the Weld wheels. They probably lack somewhere between 1/4" to 1/2". I want to know what the problem is. I have a set of new lugs that reach all the way through the rim but they run into the nurled surface. What the problem?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 03, 05:56 AM
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It sounds like you need new wheel studs that have a shorter knurled surface.


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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 03, 04:44 PM
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Find a good parts store and ask to look at their Dorman wheel stud catalog. They have a wide variety of studs.


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