HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?! - LS1TECH

Log In 


Suspension & Brakes Springs | Shocks | Handling | Rotors

HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-12-2003, 11:12 AM   #1
11 Second Club
Thread Starter
iTrader: (11)
 
Skinny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Orange Park, FL
Posts: 501
Default HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?!

So I'm taking my skinnies off... I take 3 lugs out w/no problem. The next lug starts to come out but then it starts to slow down (using impact wrench). I move on to the last lug which only turns a little bit, then my impact wrench wouldn't turn it anymore!? I go back to the other one and it comes out some more, but it's alot of work for the wrench. Finally it starts spinning some (still a little work for the wrench) but it's not coming out!!! So now I got one lug that won't budge with the mighty impact wrench, and another that will turn but won't come out... NOW WHAT?!?!?!
Skinny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2003, 11:51 AM   #2
Staging Lane
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 61
Default Re: HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?!

Have you tried using a regular breaker bar yet? Maybe your wrench is on it's way out possibly?

Good Luck
Bad*SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2003, 03:03 PM   #3
11 Second Club
Thread Starter
iTrader: (11)
 
Skinny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Orange Park, FL
Posts: 501
Default Re: HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?!

Well, I took the easy way out. A trip to the Firestone shop, 3 new lug nuts, 3 new wheel studs, and $60 later, I'm all set <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="gr_stretch.gif" />
Skinny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2003, 12:13 AM   #4
Staging Lane
 
Scarecrow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Tampa
Posts: 82
Default Re: HELP!! Lug nuts WON'T COME OUT!!?!

I had a rear wheel stud that had some threads seriously messed up. The stud ended up stripping out my lug nut. So the lug nut just sat there and turned but never really went anywhere. If you can get something solid behind the lug nut and push from behind as you use the wrench to turn it it will come off. I just tilted my stock rim against the back of it and put a little pressure on the back of the nut. You could also use a pickle bar. Good luck.
Scarecrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Tags
budge, doesnt, impact, lug, lugnut, lugnuts, lugs, new, nut, nuts, off, turn, turns, wont, wrench

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:55 PM.