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Old 01-30-2013, 03:05 PM   #1
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Fudged up lug nuts

So, being an idiot, I basically got my lug nuts fudged up and they won't come off. Turns out I need new ones. What are my options? I need to get the car driveable asap. Anywhere I could get them to have them be here by tomorrow other than dealer?

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Old 01-30-2013, 03:06 PM   #2
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Would these work?

http://www.amazon.com/Gorilla-Automo...mm+x+1.5+Acorn
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Won't come off at all? Like they are stripped?
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Yes sir, had the mechanic look at it, and my sister's boyfriend. I think 4 of them are still good.
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They all a kit at sears that will grab onto the lugnut that will remove it when you torque on it. Think its like 40.
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Or pound and smaller size socket on like a 18mm
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Well, the mechanic said he'd get them off and install the new ones, but I need to know where I can get them.
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Found these; http://www.amazon.com/Gorilla-Automo...mm+x+1.5+Acorn

Ordered them. Amazon says they fit, and based on searching, they should fit.
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Mechanic has the tool? Or are you going to buy it? Also if you want it done fast why not just get the lugs from an autoparts store.
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He has a tool. He told me he can get them off now, but they wouldn't come back on.

I called, they don't carry what's technically for this car. I found similar ones, as in the right size, but they were more expensive. I ended up paying $20 for a set of 20 on Amazon.
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