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Re: Lug Stud

On Wed, 14 Feb 1996, Al Powell wrote:

> 2)  Buy (metric) threaded rod (if you could ever find any...) screw 
> into one hole.  Same benefits as above, plus more sturdy.  Unscrew 
> rod when wheel has 2+ lug bolts in place.
> Drawbacks:  Hard to find correct  metric threaded rod; potential to 
> score wheel while sliding over threads (no worse than in any other 
> car made, tho....)
> Anyone feel like finding some metric-threaded rod (soft metal is fine 
> for this application) and selling 6-inch pieces?  All it would take 
> is one per car, for those of us w/o the factory plastic guide studs.

	In my quest to find studs, I did find metric threaded rod in 14mm 
size.  It was expensive, and I am not certian that it has 1.5mm pitch, 
but if alot of people want to do that, I could buy a 3' length and offer 
it to listmembers.

	Personally, I still would rather switch to studs.

Graydon D. Stuckey								
Flint, Michigan   USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II				
'85 Mazda RX7 GS 12A-leaning-towards-a-13B-soon