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Old 12-11-2013, 11:39 AM   #1
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Good source for chrome lug nuts?

My lug nuts are looking beat. Anyone find a good deal on chrome nuts? Stainless steel is fine too.

I'm mounting my polished 997 turbo replicas and the worn nuts are going to stick out like a facial hair on a bride.

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Old 12-11-2013, 01:13 PM   #2
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This may not help, but I bought my stainless steel lug bolts from Design911UK < Design911 & PPCGB Performance & Car parts Specialist sales@design911.com > operating out of Essex in England. Parts usually arrive in 7 days from order - and that's all the way to Australia.
Had them in for 3 years now without any blemishes - check out the website, delivery and pricing compared to the US. I would guess that in your climate, SS would be superior to chrome.....
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Believe it or not, these chrome lug covers are an excellent solution. I've used them in the in past, and they look great. You can find them all over the internet for cheap.
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Believe it or not, these chrome lug covers are an excellent solution. I've used them in the in past, and they look great. You can find them all over the internet for cheap.
Oh my....
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Old 12-11-2013, 04:01 PM   #5
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Yeah, I've got the black plastic ones on my car.
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I recently ordered some from Vertex.

Porsche Wheel Studs and Lug Nuts &amp Wheels, Rims, & Related
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Yeah, I've got the black plastic ones on my car.
I have the black caps on my wheels as well. I think they look great ! Far better than f'ing around with trying to source black lugs bolt, let alone trying to keep them looking good.
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What about real Chrome lug nuts? I'm putting in studs, tired of fighting with wheel spacers the aligning tool and a wheel. I have the studs but can't find decent looking nuts
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Wheel Enhancement. Com sell those plastic caps too.
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Wheel Enhancement. Com sell those plastic caps too.
Yup. Wheel Enhancement wouldn't sell them if they were bobo. Again, they're a great solution for cheap money. Otherwise, I wouldn't have use them on a very expensive set of Sportec wheels.
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I adore chrome but not plastic and my Porsche's all about love!
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Yup. Wheel Enhancement wouldn't sell them if they were bobo. Again, they're a great solution for cheap money. Otherwise, I wouldn't have use them on a very expensive set of Sportec wheels.
Yep, that's your leader boys- $40 000 in mods and then he puts plastic nut covers on! Poo Poo!
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anyone know the size needed for the nut covers?
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anyone know the size needed for the nut covers?
Look under " made in China".
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anyone know the size needed for the nut covers?
19mm for oem bolts
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Now you now why the rest of Canada is so glad there is a mountain range between us and BC. You notice there hasn't been much talk from Quebec about separating lately? It's because we told them if they left they had to take BC with them. Shut them right up and we haven't heard another word since.
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Yep, that's your leader boys- $40 000 in mods and then he puts plastic nut covers on! Poo Poo!
If you don't stop complaining about my lug covers, I'm going to send a drone to BC, Canada.
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If you factor in the cost of the lug covers it's 40K + $19.99. Get it right !
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I've managed to put my hands on some rare Ti 5Al-2.5Sn. Got the last OD28mm rod the trader had left (5 meter long).

Custom designed a set of 20x Torx-style Head titanium lug nuts.... instead of the basic and boring HEX socket head shape. They are stunning, comes with socket KEY, and clearly shows the material's uniqueness. At its finest - and very very posh LOL

If you are cool to wait a month and ready to shoot $350 let me know. Yep, and that is cheap ask the pros
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A set of regular lug bolts will run about $200, so that doesn't sound expensive at all. It actually sounds really cool. Can you post a pic?

Can I put my plastic covers over them? (j/k!!)

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