Are all lug nuts the same size? There are several differentiating factors to consider before replacing a lug nut. Read on to learn more.
Hey there everyone, step right up to the never ending bin of automotive fasteners! This magical bin is filled with every nut, bolt, washer, or screw you could ever possibly … Continue Reading Common Automotive Fasteners Guide
The phrase “righty tighty, lefty loosey” may not apply to everything in your car. Learn more about car parts that use reverse threading.
Just what is a lug nut? This car part may be small, but it plays a big role in keeping your vehicle’s wheels safely attached. Learn more here.
It’s time to learn how to replace wheel studs. Knowing when and how to replace these components can help ensure that your wheels stay mounted to your car.
Wondering how to identify lug bolts vs lug nuts? Knowing the differences between the two is useful when you’re working on your car’s wheels.
We have all had it happen. You are turning a wrench and then BAM, the head of the bolt rounds off, the wrench slips, and you bust your knuckles on the edge of something sharp. It never fails; there is always a sharp edge next to a rounded bolt waiting for your tender knuckles. Here are some tips and tricks to removing rounded-off bolts…
Stripped threads can occur for several reasons, but you can learn how to fix stripped threads and reassemble your components quickly and correctly.
Since their invention, cross-threaded nuts and bolts have been the bane of mechanics’ workdays. Here’s an examination of what they are and why they happen.
Torque is the main force behind securing fasteners. Depending on what grade of fastener you are using, the higher the torque, the better the retention. That isn’t always enough, sometimes … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Threadlocker Guide