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Old 04-07-04, 12:41 PM   #1
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Default Broken Rear Lug Bolt

I ordered (2) lug bolts from lexus and was wondering if anyone has ever replaced a rear lug bolt. From what I have been told I just press the old one out and press the new one in. Any comments or advice would be appreciated
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Old 04-07-04, 03:04 PM   #2
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Just drive the old one out with a hammer and punch if needed. Pull the new one in with a lug nut.

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Old 04-07-04, 03:09 PM   #3
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kool thanks man.......sounds easy enough
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Old 04-07-04, 04:20 PM   #4
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just wondering.. how much did the dealer charge you for these?
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Old 04-07-04, 04:47 PM   #5
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I was thinkin at least $5.00 but they were $3.67, so I got 2
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Old 04-07-04, 09:13 PM   #6
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just to clarify, you mean the studs?
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Old 04-08-04, 08:32 AM   #7
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ya thats what he's talking about.
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Old 04-08-04, 08:38 PM   #8
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you are also going to have to get a washer so when you are tighting the new stud back in it will seat the new stud completely , if you dont the new stud wont be seatted correctly, i jsut repalced my studs not to long ago.
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i just broke my front passenger stud too when changing to a spare tire. is it really hard to do? i was thinking aobut doing it myself. i'm kinda scared so i called up dunn tire and the going to charge me 25 bucks to do it. is there like a diy for this with pictures.//?
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I am sure the front is similar, but the rear was very easy. It took longer to jack up the car and take the tire of. Just tap out the old one and set the new one ,by tightening it with a lug nut and a washer.
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Old 04-12-04, 03:49 PM   #11
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do u need to remove the rotors and calibar to do it?
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YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE CALIPER, CALIPER BRACKET, AND THE ROTOR. BESIDES THE LUG NUTS THERE IS (4) BOLTS YOU WILL HAVE TO REMOVE. AFTER THE ROTOR IS OFF THE HUB IS EXPOSED AND YOU CAN BEGIN THE REMOVAL & REINSTALLATION OF THE STUD THAT IS BROKEN

2 FOR THE CALIPER
2 FOR THE CALIPER BRACKET
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YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE CALIPER, CALIPER BRACKET, AND THE ROTOR. BESIDES THE LUG NUTS THERE IS (4) BOLTS YOU WILL HAVE TO REMOVE. AFTER THE ROTOR IS OFF THE HUB IS EXPOSED AND YOU CAN BEGIN THE REMOVAL & REINSTALLATION OF THE STUD THAT IS BROKEN

2 FOR THE CALIPER
2 FOR THE CALIPER BRACKET
umm...... i heard that you don't need to take off (at least the rear) the calipers or the rotors to take off the studs

at least on the GS and IS

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on the SC you have to remove the the caliper and bracket in order to pull the disc off to access teh rear of the studs. same for the front.
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I used an impact gun to pull the new studs onto the hub when I replaced my broken studs. I had a hand injury at the time so it was the only way I could get enough torque to pull the stud through
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