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Old 09-04-2012, 03:29 AM   #1
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Default How to press in wheel studs

Apparently the PROPER way to install new wheel studs is to press them in. Sure you can use the "pull with a nut" method, but that's not kosher.

So just grab your trusty harbor freight tool and press them in.

Clamp the ball joint tool in a vice and stand on it.

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Do you need gorilla feet shoes when you do this?
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I press in my studs by mounting my wheels.
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Do you need gorilla feet shoes when you do this?
Either those, or orange colored Croks are ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY
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I press in my studs by mounting my wheels.
so does 99% of the world, but that's no bueno

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WARNING: Wheel studs, whether OEM or aftermarket, must be pressed in.

DO NOT hammer from backside or pull through with a nut on the other side
So for the 1%er lifestyle, use the holy harbor freight tool.
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I've also electricuted myself about 23 times now in one weekend.
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Either those, or orange colored Croks are ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY
Do not compare Five Fingers to Crocs...
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I've also electricuted myself about 23 times now in one weekend.
what you do in the bedroom is none of my business
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Do not compare Five Fingers to Crocs...
They are absolutely comparable in regard to the level at which people will take you seriously when wearing them in public.
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They are absolutely comparable in regard to the level at which people will take you seriously when wearing them in public.
he's referring to my orange sandals, which are not crocs in any way shape or form. crocs is like aids for your feet.

I wear these which are approximately 58127% awesome

don't be jelly.
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what you do in the bedroom is none of my business
actually it was mostly in my garage...only once in my bedroom.
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Or what power tools you use
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Fixed that for ya.
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So one of my studs is loose and looks like it's time for replacement. Any other methods of doing this without taking the hub out?
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