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Wheel Question... #161793 Apr 21, 10:59pm Apr 21, 10:59pm
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Wheel Question...
Got my Moda R6 rims rapped in Yoks today, and just went to put them on, and the factory lugs won't fit. The damn washer on the lug is what is preventing it from fitting inside of the wheel's holes.

Is there any way to remove the washers so that it can fit on? The guy I bought them from is sending me the lugs, but they won't be here until sometime next week, and I was wondering if there is a way to use the factory lugs.

Also, how expensive are lugs that I can buy to use in the mean time, and where should I buy them?

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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161794 Apr 21, 11:06pm Apr 21, 11:06pm
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I don't think the washer comes off 'cuz it would be dumb if they came off while you were on the highway. You can buy the lug nutts where you bought the tires from. They're probably $20 at the most.

Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161795 Apr 21, 11:09pm Apr 21, 11:09pm
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just go to any aoto store and get some slim lug nuts, theyre about 15-20$

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Originally Posted by v3n0m
I don't think the washer comes off 'cuz it would be dumb if they came off while you were on the highway. You can buy the lug nutts where you bought the tires from. They're probably $20 at the most.
I bought it from some guy that was selling them online.

The washer is between the lug and the surface it's mounted against.


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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161797 Apr 21, 11:18pm Apr 21, 11:18pm
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I dunno, I haven't seen a stock nutt in a really long time. But yeah, just go to any auto store & tell them that you need wheel locks for your Celica & they shouldn't cost anymore than $20.

I would just wait for the wheel locks to get here next week 'cuz it's kind of pointless having two sets. You gotta be patient grasshopper tongue

Re: Wheel Question... [Re: v3n0m] #161798 Apr 21, 11:18pm Apr 21, 11:18pm
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Okay, please answer me this...

Just talked to the guy that sold me the wheels, and he told me that the lugs he used are tapping lugs, and that they screw right into the rotor, and that his car didn't have bolts coming out of the brake disc.

Those lugs won't work for me, will they?


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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: v3n0m] #161799 Apr 21, 11:20pm Apr 21, 11:20pm
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
I dunno, I haven't seen a stock nutt in a really long time. But yeah, just go to any auto store & tell them that you need wheel locks for your Celica & they shouldn't cost anymore than $20.

I would just wait for the wheel locks to get here next week 'cuz it's kind of pointless having two sets. You gotta be patient grasshopper tongue
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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161800 Apr 21, 11:20pm Apr 21, 11:20pm
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no i dont think so

Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161801 Apr 21, 11:23pm Apr 21, 11:23pm
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I've never heard of that?

I'm prettu sure they wont work. Just take a trip to Autozone or Checkers & buy some wheel locks. I'd give you my old ones, but I dunno when they would get there.

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Originally Posted by disabled
no i dont think so
So what is the technical name of the lugs I should look for? Just slim lugs? Are they one size fits all?

Sorry, kinda stupid when it comes to wheels.


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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161803 Apr 21, 11:25pm Apr 21, 11:25pm
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let me go & look at my old ones...

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They're 12x1.5 RH/T

Just tell them that you just bought wheels & that your stock wheel locks don't work 'cuz they're too wide. You need something narrower.

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Originally Posted by v3n0m
They're 12x1.5 RH/T

Just tell them that you just bought wheels & that your stock wheel locks don't work 'cuz they're too wide. You need something narrower.
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Re: Wheel Question... [Re: slidr] #161806 Apr 21, 11:35pm Apr 21, 11:35pm
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Oh yeah, don't get chrome ones either 'cuz mine started to crack & the chrome started to peel off & it really f*cked up my wheels.

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