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Old 08-29-2008, 07:51 AM   #1
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Question Lug nuts???

I'm not sure this is even worth posting but will anyway. The chrome plating on the lug nuts on my wheels is chipped and just flaking off. I think this is from the countless times that I remove the wheels to clean behind.

Are there lug nuts out there that have a stronger coating of chrome that will prevent the finish from flacking so easy? Where can I get these?
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Old 08-31-2008, 04:06 PM   #2
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I think they are called either Gorilla or Gator lug nuts, they are the popular aftermarket lug nuts.
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Old 08-31-2008, 05:27 PM   #3
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Aren't they stainless steel?
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Old 09-05-2008, 05:01 PM   #4
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If i am correct, the 1984 model had black lug nuts with a flat top, i have just replaced all of mine, they were $5 a peice and i tracked them down through Auto Value[ parts man]
They may have went to chrome in 85, not sure though.
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