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Old 03-22-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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lug nut issue

ok so today i was going to do my suspension and i dont have access to a impact wrench so i was using the lug wrench

and i could not break them loose and i have tomorrow off and i would love to get this done tomorrow.

any suggestions.
i want to do myself.

so im not going to take it to anyone.

help please.

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Old 03-22-2009, 10:43 PM   #2
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Well.. WD40 the piss out of them. If that doesn't work then you may be up a creek. Is this appening to all the lugs or just a few? You may end up breaking some studs if they were put on wrong.
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put a pipe on the end of your lug wrench, this will give you more leverage in breaking them loose, OR goto a shop and have them break them free for you.
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have them break them free then what?
me tighten them with a lug wrench and drive home?
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Yea do that if you cant break them loose. their prob. rusted. They should only be tightned to around 95ft/lbs. About as tight as you can get them with the lug wrench with out really straining yourself.
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well im not very strong and i only weigh 120.
soo i will try just going to a place and having them break them then me tighten them as tight as i can with the lug wrench.
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well im not very strong and i only weigh 120.
soo i will try just going to a place and having them break them then me tighten them as tight as i can with the lug wrench.
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wow you are a small person dif you try standing on the wrench and bounching on it?
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i agree with all the above. or you could even go to a tire shop that does repairs and say hey i need that free brake inspec and then they will loosen them to check them.. then jsut tell them not too tighten them too much... if they are rusted then the first break with the impact wrench should be good for you when you get home...
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Penetrating oil such as Liquid Wrench. Put a pipe on the end of your wrench for more leverage. I had this trouble--but it was the wheels stuck to the hubs after a German winter--no fun, and I weigh 230lbs
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