Well I broke my car again, I broke a lug off completely when I was changing my spare to my new rim that finally came in. Is it a bad thing that I broke the bolt with pure arm muscle and no tools? so new bolt and new lugz [mad]
04-05-2005, 11:52 PM
i think it just means you're too strong too touch anything. jk. the lug was probably weakened by rust or a fracture or something. sucks though.
04-06-2005, 10:07 AM
04-06-2005, 10:21 AM
Sounds like it's time for a new spindle. I did the same thing, don't feel too bad. Just make sure you replace it ASAP.
04-06-2005, 10:37 AM
A impact wrench (air or electric) will remove a lug nut with less chance of breaking it. Just be careful as they can quickly scratch a nice wheel. Don't use an impact wrench to put a lug back on unless you use a low torque setting that is less than the final tightening spec. You don't want to overtighten with the impact wrench. Then use an adjustable torque wrench for the final tightening. Once again use caution. Impact wrenches can ruin a nice wheel if you aren't careful.
04-06-2005, 12:45 PM
hehehehe yes they can, but i also use the impact gun to put them on...but not all the way, jsut till there is a bit of pressure then busted out the tq wrench...and put them to 100 ft lbs.
04-07-2005, 09:44 PM
focus wheel studs suck!!!