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Old 08-03-2005, 10:02 PM   #1
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Lug Nuts

Hey guys, I have a 98 boxster, and all my Lug nuts are rusted. It's so damn ugly! Do we need special LUGS for our cars? If so, anyone know of the cheapest place to get them?

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Old 08-04-2005, 03:04 AM   #2
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Take the rust off and paint them silver.
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Old 08-04-2005, 06:52 AM   #3
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Rust oleum should work, no?
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Old 08-04-2005, 12:47 PM   #4
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A paint that will stick to the metal wheel bolts. Pics from Greig or Grant on the UK board http://www.porschaforum.com/forum/index.php

One of our local 996 owners uses a silver paint sold by OSH, a local hardware store now owned by Sears.



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Old 08-04-2005, 01:31 PM   #5
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Won't the new paint just strip when you put a wrench to them?

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This looks like a good w/e project for me. Would anyone know if I should use a primer coat? Also how many coats of paint would u use? Mine are not looking really good. I have been wanting to take my wheels off to clean the back side of the rims and wheel wells for sometime. Seems like a pretty cheap "date" compared to the last few projects i've undertaken. Great tip guys just the thing i have been thinking of solving. I was really close to just ordering new lugs. That would have been pretty $$$$ compared to can of paint, wire brush, mask tape, and anti-seize. $20 and about 1/2 day. I'll let u guys know how it goes.

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