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Old 09-27-2005, 11:08 AM   #1
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Rust!!! Help

Ok dumb question but here it goes. Anyone ever have the inside of their lugs rust? I cant get in there to polish it, and if i could it would probably rust back. What is a good way to keep them from rusting? Where did everyone get their lugs? I'm going to get more that dont rust. I think mine are from iCW, but its been a long time since I got them so that might not be right.


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Old 09-27-2005, 11:18 AM   #2
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you could clean the rust out and then put some anti-seize in there.
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Old 09-27-2005, 11:19 AM   #3
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The lugs that I got are still the factory equiped and I haven't noticed any rust on mine. It is possible that those are defective..


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Are they locks?
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No, there the tuner lugs (I think thats what their called). The ones that need the tool to get into.
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Yeah, those are locks...I've got a set on mine, and they have the smallest buildup of rust...I dunno, I was sorta wondering the same thing! So, if anyone else has any input?
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I don't pretend to know anything, but that never-sieze greese stuff seems like it would do a ok job if you're worried about the lugs freezing on the car. Just my opinion. I have the stock lugs and a several of the caps have been stripped off, so with winter coming up I'll be getting a lot of salt and grime goo in the bolt/ lug thread area, but I'm not too concerned about it. I'm going to try and get some solid chrome lugs from Summit Racing in the Spring time.

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do you just mean the top of the stud? If so, you could get a black testors paint modeling pin and paint the thing black. It will last about a year or so, then you need to redo. If it is actually the lug nut, then get a new set and wax them before you install them.
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lol.. nut polish my nuts arent rusted yet i was thinging you were speaking of the studs. those guys always rust :o) i'd try that anit freeze stuff it does work good for rust also
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Thanks, I think I'm going to get a new set and put them on in the spring.
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