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Got new wheels, but they don't fit, HELP

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by HD, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. HD

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    Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    I got a set of wheels and tires from a guy that got them from another guy for $40. The tires are used Hummer tires (36x12.50x16.5), and the wheels are 16.5x9.75. The wheels are about 1.25” thick, so my stock studs will not fit. I went to NAPA and we could not find anything. I could not find any brand name on the wheels so I’m really at a lost of what to do. Please Help!! /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    Are they aluminum or alloy wheels? May need a sleeve lug nut for the wheels. Not sure if thats what they are called but my Dad use to run a set of alloy wheels that needed special lug nuts Part of the nut was like a sleeve that when tightened on went between the wheel and the stud the hole for the studs was larger than normal on the wheels. Not sure if this helps or just more confusing.
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    are they mag wheels? if so you need mag lugs.
     
  4. HD

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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

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    are they mag wheels? if so you need mag lugs.

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    I don't know. Where can I find mag lugs?
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    Ok found them mag lug nuts
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    Thanks for the help guys. I got the parts on order! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

    I am to late, but Mcgards are the only way to go....
     
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    Re: Got new wheels, but they don\'t fit, HELP

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    I am to late, but Mcgards are the only way to go....

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    Too bad you've got to re finance the house to pay for them.

    Well worth it though.
     

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