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Old 05-31-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy Need help with lug nuts!

Well so i buy the rims I like, to find out that only a 15 mm socket will actually fit into the hole of where your lugnut goes. Putting that down I cant use the stock 19mm lug nuts. Can anyone please tell me what my options are. or where I can find a 15 mm lug nut or something please.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/16-Pcs-12x1-...b9b763&vxp=mtr

Will this work?^


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Old 05-31-2013, 05:47 PM   #2
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The only stuff I see is 17mm lug bolts..
Going to be a tough one to find.
I bet the only solution is to install lug bolts instead of lug nuts on the studs you have.


(Well maybe somewhere is a nut which has a 15mm face? Considering the stud is 12 mm... The makes for a hellaciously thin nut.
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What wheels did you buy? You could look into Gorilla lug nuts, which use a special spline design instead of a traditional hex bolt. They also come with a skinny socket to remove them.
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:53 PM   #4
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What wheels did you buy? You could look into Gorilla lug nuts, which use a special spline design instead of a traditional hex bolt. They also come with a skinny socket to remove them.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-New-16X7-4...764831&vxp=mtr

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...=Car%2FMinivan
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:52 PM   #5
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Gorilla should work or you can check out Muteki lug nuts.
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:55 PM   #6
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Usually discount tire ships lug nuts and the needed socket with the wheels. They did all 3 times I got wheels.
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Whatever lug nut that has to fit has to be 16mm at the biggest
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http://www.nlmotoring.com/Tuner-Lug-...12x1.5c-20.htm



WILLL THIS WORK?:)

My hole for where the lug nut goes is 15/16 I believe
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Looks like those will probably work and they don't cost too much.
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