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Old 09-08-2008, 09:13 PM   #1
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Steel wheel lugs?

In getting ready for my first DE event, I keep reading that I should make sure I have steel lugs rather than alloy. So do Boxsters have steel or alloy lugs? I haven't been able to find anything anywhere indicating which the Boxster has.

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Old 09-08-2008, 09:30 PM   #2
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Your Boxster was ready for a DE event when she rolled off the showroom floor. Just make sure the tires and brakes are in first rate condition. If you have not changed the fluids in over a year that is good prep for reliability but not required.

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Old 09-09-2008, 05:28 AM   #3
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You are most likely referring to the cars that have the alloy nuts (911, 944, etc). First, they are OK if properly torqued. If you are running a car with sticky tires, tech usually likes to see that the lug nut is properly engaged; hence, steel open end nuts. Your Boxster has bolts that were engineered to thread into the hub a certain distance. As long as they are properly torqued, you will not have a problem.
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Thanks for the info.

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