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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 06, 06:02 AM Thread Starter
 
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Wheel stud size

Today I took my wheels off to do a good cleaning and noticed the studs are 7/16" The Torque Thrust wheels have a somewhat larger hole that the 7/16" The nut is tapered and actually centers the wheel when tightened as long a no real weight is on the wheel. My concern is the 7/16" wheel stud strong enough for the 454 cu in. My engine is mildly modified and I don'tdrag race this car but do Like to play from time to time. 7/16 strong enough????
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 06, 10:11 AM
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Re: Wheel stud size

Big 'ol BB stationwagons used 7/16" studs back in the day,..should be ok for your Camaro. Make sure they're long enough,..you'd like to see a couple of threads outside the nut.

Are the wheels hub-centric? Wheels that aren't concern me. Hard cornering that relies on the studs alone is not a pleasing thought to me.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 06, 10:15 AM
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Moroso 1/2 inch studs are about $20 per axel if you're concerned. Get the largest .685 inch knurl (46190) and press them in (assumes stock axels). The wheels are bored for 1/2 inch studs as that is a SEMA requirement for NHRA competition.


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