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Thread: 1/2 or 5/8 rear wheel studs

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    1/2 or 5/8 rear wheel studs

    i currently have 1/2 wheel studs on strange 35 spline axles. i really dont want to buy new axles to go to the larger studs if i dont need to. im i ok whit what i have. 1000 hp, glide, 2650 weight on car 15-33 slicks. thanks

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    re; wheel studs

    With that kind of horsepower I*d get the biggest stud I could get. But you don*t need new axles.

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    in this case i would go bigger, it,s better to have it, and not need it, than need it, and not have it, with that kind of hp, i would want it.!!!

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    studs

    I got 5/8 on my digger with less hp, yes move up, You wont be sorry. 8)

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    NO QUESTION....5/8!!

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    ???--DO YOU HAVE TO DRILL OUT YOUR ALUMINUM RIMS BIGGER OR IS THE LUG NUT SHANK JUST THINNER???

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    lug nut,s for 5/8 will not have a shank.

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    the wheels will still work, wondering if the axls will be ok to br drilled, or are they hardened after there done from manufacture. i guess i can call strange tommorow

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    Re: studs

    Quote Originally Posted by topcat572
    I got 5/8 on my digger with less hp, yes move up, You wont be sorry. 8)
    I have less HP in my 69 and have 5/8

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    They can be drilled.


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