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fspeed 09-27-2005 10:08 AM

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.

MyBlackST 09-27-2005 10:18 AM

you could clean the rust out and then put some anti-seize in there.

Sting2324 09-27-2005 10:19 AM

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..


SoCalDuratec 09-27-2005 10:41 AM

Are they locks?

fspeed 09-27-2005 10:44 AM

No, there the tuner lugs (I think thats what their called). The ones that need the tool to get into.

JohnMichael 09-27-2005 11:03 AM

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? [;)]

FuriousFocus 09-28-2005 10:02 PM

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.

viney266 10-02-2005 01:44 AM

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.

BlueOvalFan 10-03-2005 03:53 PM

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

fspeed 10-03-2005 03:55 PM

Thanks, I think I'm going to get a new set and put them on in the spring.

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