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wheel lug studs

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by xnoahx, Sep 21, 2001.

  1. xnoahx

    xnoahx 1/2 ton status

    Oct 12, 2000
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    Ventura, CA 93004
    The Studs on my driver side front wheel are all pretty stripped and gennerally messed up. The bolts still go on but i dont know how much longer its going to last. How do i fix this? Do I need to get a whole new rotor?

    My 73 K5 <a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/xk5blazerx/73k5.htm>http://www.geocities.com/xk5blazerx/73k5.htm</a> 350/TH350/NP203, Q-jet, Edelbrock intake, Vortec heads, 4" lift, and 36" TSL's
  2. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

    May 31, 2000
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    Georgetown, TX
    Nope, just remove the rotor then press out the old studs. Press in the new studs and you're ready to put it back together. I would go ahead and clean/grease the bearings and replace the seals while it's apart. [​IMG] Oh yeah, don't forget to yank the spindle and grease the little needle bearing inside the spindle that the axle shaft rides on. That one often gets overlooked. [​IMG]

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