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This is a discussion on Rear Wheel Studs within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; hey guys...has anyone ever had a rear stud break off the hub?? I just recently had this happen and want ...

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    Sleeper Brad(WS/Z0.6)'s Avatar
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    hey guys...has anyone ever had a rear stud break off the hub?? I just recently had this happen and want to make sure that i am replacing them with the strongest replacement possible...any suggestions or should i just get new studs?? Thanks

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    replace it with a grade 8 stud. grade 8 is about the strongest you can get.

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    Get a stocker.
    I may even have one I will send you.


    They only break when something is put back on wrong. Not enough torque, too much torque, crossthreading, etc...

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    Go with a stock stud like said above or go ahead and change all of them...
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    thanks guys...just went and bought 10 new ones and replaced all of the rear...i'll do the front ones soon...took care of my problem instantly

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