Removing Stripped Lug Nuts?


Removing stripped lug nuts can be a daunting task. Rather than trying to use the metal iron, you need to use some professional assistance. This will spare the nuts from stripping more.
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Removing Stripped Lug Nuts
A lug nut is a metal fastener used to secure the wheels on a vehicle. Since wheels must be secured very tightly to ensure safety, it is common for lug nuts to become stripped in the tightening or removal process, meaning the material of the nut is worn... More »
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