New LS1 Owners - Newbie Tech - what to do about long studs for stock wheels




derek358
07-15-2009, 09:52 PM
is there lug nuts i can buy to use long studs with my stock 10 spokes?

ive got welds on the car which is how i got it and the front has super long lug nuts but they dont clear the ss holes and even if they did the tire would be loose since ud need washers between the lug and hole..

obviously im a total newb ha.. shit was never this complicated on my imports haha


mook99ta
07-16-2009, 10:58 AM
either change your studs or just use an open lug nut.

proporio
07-16-2009, 01:41 PM
open lug nut
:swing:

If this is so complicated compared to imports like you say,
maybe you should go back to them.


SOMbitch
07-16-2009, 07:15 PM
open lug nut
:swing:

If this is so complicated compared to imports like you say,
maybe you should go back to them.

Not a good answer:mad:

The dude has seen the light so let's play nice:D

Also if you want to change back to factory length studs you will need an open lug to pull the studs back on all the way. I have spare studs and a open lug in my glove box cause they have broken 3 times in the last year:mad: Two of the studs were visibly bent. This was after track runs on the DR's....

BulletBird
07-17-2009, 08:46 PM
You can actually get about any lug nut and use them. Typically the "closed end lug nuts are open ended and just have a cover pressed into the end. They may look one piece, but take a screw driver and a hammer and you can just knock the end right out.

Z28/2002
07-20-2009, 06:44 PM
The F cars come with open ended lug nuts from the factory. Go to the parts store and buy 20 stock replace lug nuts.


Problem Solved:thumb:

derek358
07-22-2009, 10:18 PM
i guess ill run an open lug thanks guys and thanks for that nice reply proporio..

im runnin an open lug on stock 16 dr.. but dont like the fact that lug sticks out so far.. well see whay they look like with the ss rims