PSA: Check your lug nuts!

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I had the front wheels off today to install the JKS tie rod sleeves (easy job and peace of mind going wheeling), and wow the lug nuts were not what I'd call tight. I put the fronts back on and torqued to 100 ft-lbs per the manual. Then I checked the rears and was able to put a decent turn on them before they clicked 100. They were definitely not at 100 before.


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Just swapped my wheels/tires today and the lug nuts were also not as tight as recommended...none were "loose" but not what I expected.
 

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I changed our lug nuts out last week for some black one piece ones and they were all at about 75-80 Ft-Ibs (6 months old and 5K on the car).
 

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I changed our lug nuts out last week for some black one piece ones and they were all at about 75-80 Ft-Ibs (6 months old and 5K on the car).
Which black, one piece did you go with? Been looking for a set that fit with OEM wheels...
 

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Nearly the first thing the tech did on my PDI was tighten the lugs. He didn't tell me how bad, but he said, "Yeah, they were not tight.".

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