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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2014, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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So was just wondering if it's time to replace wheel studs is that a maintenance requirement? Other day was going to replace some brake pads and when I took of the wheel I seen that three out of four of my studs were slightly bent upward just a little nothing to crazy only reason why three was cause I have to get one replace cause I snapped it. So any answer or idea?

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Their not hard to replace, but are you sure their bent? If they were you probably wouldn't even be able to get your wheel without straitening them. If you do replace them though I'd get ARP studs or just stock if you want it to be cheaper.

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You don't have to replace any at any certain point in time. Most just replace one when it breaks. I've seen cars go a whole lifetime of the car and not replace them. They aren't torque to yield bolts so they really don't need replaced.

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I thought there looked slightly bent upward idk il look at em again when I go to take the wheel off to replace some rotors and pads

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You don't have to replace any at any certain point in time. Most just replace one when it breaks. I've seen cars go a whole lifetime of the car and not replace them. They aren't torque to yield bolts so they really don't need replaced.
Oh ok I was just checking to see if it was a maintenance type thing
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If wheel studs are bent...something's wrong and you'd definitely know/feel vibration. I'm guessing there was some kind of eye-trick going on where they looked bent b/c they're pretty tough.

Most people only replace if they snap off and the fix is pretty simple (remove wheel/hum assy., bang out old & press in new). I've even seen people run many miles with one missing...not my recommendation.

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