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Old 04-30-2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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new wheel stud time

after several years of racing on the stock wheel studs all of the torque checking has finally started to do them in. (some of them spin in place a bit)
i'd like to get some longer wheel studs to help hold things on better. looking the arp ones that are 2.5 inches long and i'm wondering if this will be enough. especially if i go with stock style open ended lug nuts instead of the usually huge long tuner style nuts. i'd like to get this done before it gets too hot out and i get too deep into the season where the events start coming one after the other. any advice for a fellow autocrosser would be apprciated.


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Old 04-30-2013, 04:49 PM   #2
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ARP studs are the ONLY ones you should be replacing your stock ones with. There is no reason not to use the best.
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:15 PM   #3
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that is what i'm going to be using. jsut curious if the 2.5 inch ones will be long enough. i have no idea on the stock wheel stud length i plan to ditch the super tuner style lugs as well and get some basic open ended lugnuts. turns out i can get it all form summit super cheap if i can get away with the 2.5 inch ones. i never really plan to run spacers or anything.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:03 PM   #5
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After breaking so many stock studs, while autocrossing, I went with the ARP's. With the stock SVT wheels and my OZ's, the stock wheel nuts just barely fit. But I hated fighting with the sleeves on those nuts, and wanted to go with a set of aluminum nuts. I ended up getting a set from 949 racing. Light weight, and look good, and they don't stick out all goofy like. They use the entire stud, as well, so the strength is there.
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i have some of those goofy looking tuner ones the dont stick out too bad. but i'd like a stocker look basicly. either way studs and lugnuts are ordered.
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I was reading thru this thread because I need longer studs (especially fronts) on my 2002 Focus ZX5 that I race on an oval track. Do you know if the ARP studs are a direct replacement without any other drilling etc. to the hub ?
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Direct fit, use the correct thread size,,,
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