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Old 12-10-2006, 06:49 PM   #1
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Best place to buy lug bolts?

Hi guys, I need to replace 4 lug bolts on my car, and I was wondering where the best place to get them is? I'd prefer to order them online so they're here when I get back next week. I also do not want anything fancy, like chrome, and ESPECIALLY no lock nuts.. I hate those things, and they're what I'm replacing anyway..

I found this: http://www.epiqautosport.com/mode/products/prid/106/1137/SEL_VAR from this forum, but does anyone have any other places to check out before I order?

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I got rid of the locking ones 2 plus years ago. Got them from the local dealer. They were $4-5 each - I forget.

Note that there are now 2 different styles.

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=2416
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I bought mine from Suncoast...
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I bought mine from Suncoast...
Me too. Others like Sunset.
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I seem to reading in an older Excellence or Panorama that there were titanium lug bolts available for the boxster. Supposed to save a pound or rotating mass from each wheel. I dont remember the price, but them must be $$$$$. Does anyone know if titanium is strong enough for wheel bolts, I would think a good grade of steel is needed,

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mine are looking beat. Did you get nice shiny ones from SS?
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I seem to reading in an older Excellence or Panorama that there were titanium lug bolts available for the boxster. Supposed to save a pound or rotating mass from each wheel. I dont remember the price, but them must be $$$$$. Does anyone know if titanium is strong enough for wheel bolts, I would think a good grade of steel is needed,

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I've seen titanium lugs as well. I think they were in the $30/bolt range if I remember correctly? Titanium should be plenty strong enough.
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better paint them black for $600. Titanium is not hard for a theif to spot at the mall parking lot. 5 minutes with an impact gun and your screwed.
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Wheel Bolts

Wonko, funny but I am looking to order a set of Chrome bolts from Vertex for my '02. $99 a set of 20. No accounting for taste as I find them a nice clean touch to my stock 17" fairly plain spoke wheels. The five dull grey with locking bolt look absolutely horrendous to me. I had chrome lug nuts on my Fuchs wheels with a silver center cap and they really dressed up those wheels quite nicely. You can probably get a set of four regular ones from Vertex without any problem but I don't know their price. Party on.

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Wonko, funny but I am looking to order a set of Chrome bolts from Vertex for my '02. $99 a set of 20. No accounting for taste as I find them a nice clean touch to my stock 17" fairly plain spoke wheels. The five dull grey with locking bolt look absolutely horrendous to me. I had chrome lug nuts on my Fuchs wheels with a silver center cap and they really dressed up those wheels quite nicely. You can probably get a set of four regular ones from Vertex without any problem but I don't know their price. Party on.

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I'll probably buy a complete set of chrome ones, for when i have the summer tires on... Chrome lug nuts + road salt and snow = really, really ugly half-chrome lug nuts


Thanks for the links everyone!
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