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Old 05-02-2015, 09:30 PM   #1
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Lug Nuts

A question On a fifth wheel with aluminum wheels. I have the lug nuts that have a chrome cover over the lug nut( all 1 piece). Several of the covers are loose, so is there a regular lug nut that will work, in place of the 2 piece lug nut? I'm concerned in the case of a need to change a tire on the road the cover will not hold so I can get the lug nut off.
I know this is a bad example, but know of no other way to explain it.

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Old 05-02-2015, 09:47 PM   #2
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You always remove the chrome cover and work directly with the lug nut or at least that's the way it's been with all our MH's.

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Old 05-02-2015, 09:57 PM   #3
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Chrysler used a similar lug nut for years, the chrome tin cover would separate from the steel any time a shallow or 12 point socket was used to remove or re-torque them. They would tolerate a deep reach 6 point socket
Take a sample lug nut to a tire shop ; preferably one that sells aftermarket rims ; and they will be able to supply you a solid replacement.
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I agree with Skip426, also any good auto parts store will have them or will be able to get them next day.
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Those lug nut covers are there for not only decoration but they keep the threads on the end of the stud that are exposed from getting damaged and dirty. They need to be removed before losening or tightening the lug nuts.
The best and cheapest place to find replacements are at the larger truck stops.
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