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Re: Anyone done this

Originally Posted by coup View Post
...You would have 2 separate torques or moving components acting thru the one hole.

The nut on the stud (assuming its the correct taper for the wheel) should act as normal,but what happens on the stud to the original bolt hole interface.
2 seperate torques..?? I don't get this but I've probably missed the point

Isn't a stud and bolt exactly the same apart from the bolt head?

As has been said in the early posts its the quality of the stud that is important, and were studs welded to the hub on old cars? (pre '80s) ... I can't remember

Why did car makers switch from studs/nuts to bolts? Was it a safety move ie less rough protusions to cause injury, or was it simply for cleaner styling without those lovely shiny hubcaps?

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