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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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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

1994 ED Ford Falcon Gli wagon, polynesian green, 4speed auto, dual fuel, spac cluster, 3.27ss diff,pioneer DEH3600 head unit, trip computer, ED fairmont grille, EF T-bar

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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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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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

1994 ED Ford Falcon Gli wagon, polynesian green, 4speed auto, dual fuel, spac cluster, 3.27ss diff,pioneer DEH3600 head unit, trip computer, ED fairmont grille, EF T-bar

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

In Progress: EF door trims



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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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Re: ed xr6 rims... can i use stock nuts?

Yes John, they arethe nots that where on my ED XR6 wheels stock, the Snowflakes have the same nuts.
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