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Old 10-11-2006, 06:25 PM   #1
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While putting in LSD and axles, found that one of the axles had been pounded a little much and expanded the threads, making the axle nut too tight.

I need the thread size so that I can go out to try to buy a metric die to cut the threads down to where they belong.

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IIRC the different axels from different years had different nuts... I believe the 1.8's were bigger....

You might want to check with the dealer.... just to be safe... maybe Randy's site will have the info? www.solomiata.com

I seem to remember when one of the 1.8 swaps done around here, the guys had to get new castle nuts....

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You are supposed to use new nuts. One of the 1.8's is fine(spins right on), the other is too tight.
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bruce you could get another axle nut and cut notches out of it to make it like a die, if it works it will probably be cheaper too
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bruce you could get another axle nut and cut notches out of it to make it like a die, if it works it will probably be cheaper too
I have one of the old ones, I'll try that if nothing else surfaces.
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Old 10-13-2006, 08:26 PM   #6
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A friend had a die, and the size is 20mm x 1.5
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wow i'm surprised someone had that, that's huge and odd
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I used a Honda d-series axle nut on mine just the other night... during the swap we realized the axle size was different and only one axle came with a nut....

32mm honda D-series axle nut saved the day... thank goodness my buddies and I hoard our nuts/bolts

Its funny how sizes can be so common... so randomly
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