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post #6 of (permalink) Old 10-30-2018, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
triz
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Originally Posted by Charlie DiMarco View Post
How many turns of engagement are you getting with the nuts you have ? Industry standard is 6 turns.

Use ET lug nuts to gain some tread engagement. You will have to drill your wheel seat with a 6mm or 15/64 bit to make clearance fort the extented portion of the shank.
I was only getting 5 or 6 in the back. I bought new studs from Classic Alfa and just did the rears over the weekend with new black lugs from RockAuto. Feel much better and safer now. I finished cutting the old ones off and unhooked the top e brake and was able to slide the new ones into the e-brake hole and tap the new ones in place.
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