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Lug Nut Won't Tighten

The one of my rear lug nuts (drum brakes) won't tighten all of the way. I have to drive to Florida from NY tomorrow. How can I replace the stud and lug nut? I think for a temporary fix I might just replace the lug nut but how do I replace the stud? PLEASE HELP!!!

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The drive to work felt fine too


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Just die the treads on the stud.

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I'm not really familiar with how to do that.


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I’m usually a do it yourself promoter but if you have to leave tomorrow, just go to a local shop and have the stud and lugnut replaced. The parts are dirt cheap, the repair is fairly quick and inexpensive. Should be out the door with a new stud from any small shop for under $100..

If you want to replace it yourself, here is how:

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By the time id get home to do that my neighbors would be pissed lol


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Good luck.. had a hard time with mine. Cause the nuts and bolt were rusted

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$40 to replace the stud and $40 to put on my shocks that i provided. I'm happy.


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So $80 over all? Honestly for the amount of work it was for me to replace a stud(in17 weather) is worth the $40.. iyou got a good deal.

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$95 with tax


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$40 to replace the stud and $40 to put on my shocks that i provided. I'm happy.


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Awesome! have a safe trip!
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