What are the Different Size and Types of Lug Nuts Used in Car

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The lug nuts secure each wheel to its axle in your car. They enable moving of the wheels and provide you safe driving. There are different types of lug nuts depending on the car model like a conical seat, ball seat, extended thread, mag seat and spline drive. This slideshow will tell you about the different sizes and types of lug nuts that are used in cars.

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What are the Different Size and Types of Lug Nuts Used in Car?

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Lug nuts are the important piece of hardware on your car.

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Used in your car for performing several functions, such as: Secure each wheel to its axle Allow the car to drive Provide a safe driving experience

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But the lug nut sizes and types can vary from car to car.

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All types of lug nuts have their own distinguishing features.

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Below points define the different types and sizes of lug nuts used in a car.

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Conical seat

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Conical lug nuts are a common one that placed inward at a 60-degree angle.

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Designed to fit in a cone-shaped hole and work with the center.

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Ball seat

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Ball lug nuts are rounded or spherical and found in certain cars, like: Audi Volkswagen Honda

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If they are installed, then it’s very hard to see due to their size.

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Extended thread

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Extended thread lug nut adds to the benefit of a longer thread.

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Allow for better engagement and keep the wheels more securely attached.

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Mag seat

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Mag seat is another type of extended thread lug with a washer seat.

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Lug nuts have a flat seat instead of the conical and tapered bottom.

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Lug bolt

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Lug bolts are threaded directly through the brake rotor hat and used in: BMW Mercedes Audi Volkswagen

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Lug bolts are cheaper and easier to replace than the nuts and stud.

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Spline drive

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Spline drive lug nuts have narrow grooves on the top and sides.

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Replacement of these lug nuts are easier from the online and local stores.

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Conclusion

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Regardless of using the lug nuts and wrench, picking the right size is important.

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Consult with a professional for getting the right size of lug nuts for your car.

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