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So, having 85k service done yesterday at dealership. Typically they rotate tires, but this time, they told me they couldn’t do it because all of my lug nuts were “swollen”. They tried taking one off and the lug nut broke? They put another one on but wanted $130 for 20 new lug nuts! Anyone heard of this before? 2015 Platinum 4x, 4” lift and 35’s on stock platinum rims.
 

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The OEM lug nuts have a SS sheet metal wrap around a regular lug nut .

With impacts and even some care ( let alone No care ) , at 5k rotation schedule they WILL get damaged .
I have buggered 2 of my own , doing my own rotations with a specified lug nut only impact socket .

DO NOT get 28$ whole set of ebay chrome lugs , only good for 2-3 on and offs plus they rust.

Purchase OEM off of Ebay ,, OR get Gorrilla Lug Nuts 95$ but WILL LAST and rust resistant ( not forever if you have magChloride and road salt )

good luck sir
 

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Search and ye will find....:|

https://www.tundratalk.net/forums/tundra-wheels-tires/733529-need-new-lugs.html

I ended up buying OEM TRD lug nut set PTR27-60110
A little pricey but they have been great so far.
Spline lug nuts with a wheel lock.

https://parts.toyotaofcoolsprings.com/oem-parts/toyota-wheel-trd-wheel-installation-kit-ptr2760110




I have a set of those sitting around still, however they only work on specific wheels, and not the plat's 20's. They use the washered lugs instead of just standard conical/conical washered like those.
 

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I have a set of those sitting around still, however they only work on specific wheels, and not the plat's 20's. They use the washered lugs instead of just standard conical/conical washered like those.
I'm glad you pointed that out..
 

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I had my lugs replaced under warranty for rusting. Discount Tire gave me a different set when I had issues with my tires being balances. They said the lugs were part of the issue. Love the lugs but I don't know who makes them. They are slotted like one's in the pics.
 

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I have a set of DT lugs, ET version for my aftermarket wheels. No issues with them, spline drive like mentioned above two posts.

They don't see winter, so I can't say as far as how well they hold up. They are not wrapped in steel like the stockers.

I have had them since about 2011... So they hold up.
 

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So many different versions of the gorilla nuts. Trying to narrow down the right ones for the platinum 20” rims. Is the set linked above the actual correct ones? I’m googling now and still seeing mag shank and regular listed as oem replacements..... thanks everyone!
 

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So many different versions of the gorilla nuts. Trying to narrow down the right ones for the platinum 20” rims. Is the set linked above the actual correct ones? I’m googling now and still seeing mag shank and regular listed as oem replacements..... thanks everyone!
They are the washered shank type. I know, I have a Plat. They are NOT THE ONES LISTED ABOVE!!!

Those are for the Rock Warrior wheels, and some aftermarket.

The Plat wheels take a lug nut that looks like this. The link may not be the correct one, just looked for a pic.

https://www.myautovaluestore.com/dorman-autograde/wheel-nut-m12-1-50-mag-21mm-hex-37mm-length-dor-611-117?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpZaqo-ip5QIVxsDACh3VKwflEAQYBCABEgLgXvD_BwE






https://www.ebay.com/itm/2007-2020-OEM-FACTORY-TYPE-LUG-NUT-FITS-TOYOTA-TUNDRA-14X1-5-ALL-MAG-SEAT-WHEEL-/142371585511


These should be correct as long as the listing is correct for the plat type wheels.
 

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Had to replace mine. Air wrenches busted my nuts.

Air wrenches are responsible for 40% of the maintenance issues on my truck.


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Had to replace mine. Air wrenches busted my nuts.

Air wrenches are responsible for 40% of the maintenance issues on my truck.


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God invented the air impact for wheel lugs and suspension fasteners . Fact . Look it up.


What do you use ?

electric impact
4 way cross bar Lug wrench
Horrible Freight 1/2" socket kit
Needle Nose pliers
wooden stick with carved out lug imprint
 

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I use my Makita 3/8 cordless impact to get near 90ft/lbs. Then I use a torque wrench to the specified torque spec of 98ft/lbs for my aluminum wheels.


No way am I going to use my 1300ft/lb 1/2" impact and just go 3 dugga's, and hope...
 

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God invented the air impact for wheel lugs and suspension fasteners . Fact . Look it up.





What do you use ?



electric impact

4 way cross bar Lug wrench

Horrible Freight 1/2" socket kit

Needle Nose pliers

wooden stick with carved out lug imprint


I use ratchets. The goons I hire use air tools set for 350 ft-lb .


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Had to replace mine. Air wrenches busted my nuts.

Air wrenches are responsible for 40% of the maintenance issues on my truck.


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Over torqued wheel lugs are the #1 reason people get warped rotors. I haven't warped rotors on my Tundras for 10 years because I always check behind the nuts screwing the nuts on. I have a dedicated torque wrench that always stays at 90 to 100 ft/lbs for lug nuts.
 

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Why don't you guys just use torque sticks with your impact gun? Should be good enough so long as the nuts/lugs aren't rusted to s**t.
 

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Why don't you guys just use torque sticks with your impact gun? Should be good enough so long as the nuts/lugs aren't rusted to s**t.
I've never used them. Just haven't wanted to pay for them.

It has been my experience, that if you add anything to a impact wrench..... its really difficult to get an accurate result. I know they're suppose to be accurate. Just hard for me to believe.
 
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