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Redrilling 6 lug wheels


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#26 spazomatic

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 08:22 AM

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I do agree on redrilling the hubs tho. the ONLY reason I didnt do it to mine was due to the fact I dont have the necessary tools at hand and i was rather impatient. Id rather have someone more experienced drill my hubs out as well. At least someone who has done it a time or 2 before.


I had all 4 of my hubs done locally at a machine shop. The drilling i wasnt too worried about, it was creating a true flat spot on the back for the new studs to seat against that bothered me. $100 well spent

#27 branbikenut1

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 11:19 PM

I had all 4 of my hubs done locally at a machine shop. The drilling i wasnt too worried about, it was creating a true flat spot on the back for the new studs to seat against that bothered me. $100 well spent


Personally im more worried about the precise drilling. As with the flat spots for the lugs, im pretty handy with a grinder ;)

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 11:45 PM

SJRLift used to offer 6 lug hub exchange service for a good price. He properly milled the back side of the hubs flat for the studs too. Perhaps check with Scott and see if he still does it if you don't want to DIY.

#29 spazomatic

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Posted 09 September 2012 - 06:23 PM

Personally im more worried about the precise drilling. As with the flat spots for the lugs, im pretty handy with a grinder ;)


yup, precise location of the studs is pretty important. but the studs are designed to sit upon a flush surface. I'm pretty handy with a grinder myself, but I know it'd end up with high spots. would you rather have all the pressures exerted on the entire stud head? or on just a 10th of the studs head? I'm a cheap bastard, but $100 is well spent on peace of mind.
to each their own:popcorn:




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