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