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RE: Why Bolts
My guess would be that it's nearly impossible to mount a wheel which uses
nuts without damaging, at least slightly, the threads of the studs as you
slide it on. While it really makes no difference, I can see where Audi
would want to avoid even that thread damage, hence the use of bolts.
From: -=Bob=- [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 02, 1999 7:45 AM
To: Rex Pedersen
Subject: Re: Why Bolts
Rex Pedersen wrote:
> Just a dumb question....
> Why does Audi use lug bolts instead of nuts? Is it to make us stronger as
> try to hold the wheel and start a bolt?
I dont know, but I have to agree, its pretty dumb. However... if you use the
tool they provide for mounting the wheel, its really a breeze. Thay little
black plastic threaded thing in your toolkit is for that and it makes life