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Why are my nuts coming off and what can I do to stop it from happening? Finished a nice peppy run in to work (read: speeding wildly down a twisty road) and as I pull into the parking lot I hear <PING> and see the chrome cap flying off one of my front lugnuts. I take a look and I've lost one off the rear as well. Whats up with that? Anyone else had this problem?
 

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SeriousEric said:
What'd you do to stick the stupid chrome caps back on?
Hell Serious, why don't you lose those nut-lacking alumiminim wheels and slap on some of those flat black donut spares? Cut your springs while you're at it - you'll be pimpin' the circuit like no other Bumblebee can! ;)

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The Viper's stock nuts are total POS. I have a set of CNC machined SS nuts on my Viper, complete with the Sneaky Pete emblem. You can't beat em.

Pricey I suppose, but worth it, especially for the track.
 

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I heard that installing larger nuts keeps your stuff on nice and tight . . . so tight in fact that you can jiggle them around and they stay on, no matter what.

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Mark Young said:
The Viper's stock nuts are total POS. I have a set of CNC machined SS nuts on my Viper, complete with the Sneaky Pete emblem. You can't beat em.

Pricey I suppose, but worth it, especially for the track.
Thanks Mark. How much and where'd you get 'em?

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SeriousEric said:
Mark Young said:
The Viper's stock nuts are total POS. I have a set of CNC machined SS nuts on my Viper, complete with the Sneaky Pete emblem. You can't beat em.

Pricey I suppose, but worth it, especially for the track.
Thanks Mark. How much and where'd you get 'em?

The rest of you jackasses - Thanks a heap, you're all fargin useless. /images/graemlins/bootyshake.gif
im sorry but when you are bitching about your nuts, it sounds more like a personal problem
 

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SoCal Rebell said:
I've only lost about 20 or so, BIG attrition rate at the track with all the torquing. Archer has a solid one for like $2 per nut x 24 = $48, not bad. A little secret, it is the same lugnut as to a '01 Jeep GC only the Jeep nut is cheaper.

BTW, don't put it back on.
Thanks SoCal. I figured it probably had something to do with hard driving. It's just strange they waited til now to start popping off.
 

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makara said:
I heard that installing larger nuts keeps your stuff on nice and tight . . . so tight in fact that you can jiggle them around and they stay on, no matter what.

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BWAHAHAHAHAAA

Too funny!!!

So you are saying BIG NUTS THEN!!! :lolcry: :lolcry: :lolcry:
 
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