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Old 12-11-2004, 00:51   #1 (permalink)
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ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

hello i'm considering purchasing ed xr6 rims
they are all great etc... with good thread, good price...
only thing that i have a problem with is i don;t know wether i can use the standard nuts on them? i hear people saying things like different nuts are needed for different rims but i'm unsure of this, i wonna do it all right 1st time:)
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Old 12-11-2004, 01:59   #2 (permalink)
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

Tommi you will need the longer type EA/D mag nuts.
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Its the long one on the right.
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

where abouts can i get em from? and how much? approx
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

Try a wrecker, they are the same as the ones used on SNowflakes and Turbo blades.
Why doesnt the wheels come with nuts?
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Old 12-11-2004, 18:25   #5 (permalink)
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

they are at a wrecker, i havnt checked with them yet, didnt think i was gonna get em
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Mods to come: 2.5'' lukey cat-back mandrel bent exhaust with 1 resonator and 1 straight thru muffler, EF cam, Clear indicatros all round, AU3 XR snorkel, 17" Keizzer rims, EDxr front,12"sub,sports wheel

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Old 12-14-2004, 02:00   #6 (permalink)
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

You can buy wheel nuts from any tyre shop pretty much, I got a new set a while back.
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

those nuts were very dear when i wanted some from ford a few years ago. should be plenty in wreckers these days though
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

Kerry are those nuts on the right Ford ones? Shouldn't wheel nuts have a tapered seat?
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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

It is slightly tapered, just hard to see in that photo.
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Yes John, they arethe nots that where on my ED XR6 wheels stock, the Snowflakes have the same nuts.
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