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      12-28-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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dumb lug thread question

I was getting some new lug nuts for some new wheels and wasn't sure which size to buy. 12mm 1.5 seem to be the standard size but I wanted to make sure and a Google search failed me.
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I thought bimmers used wheel bolts. 17mm if I'm not mistaken.
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The bolts are M12x1.5, and the bolt head is 17mm.
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The bolts are M12x1.5, and the bolt head is 17mm.
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I thought bimmers used wheel bolts. 17mm if I'm not mistaken.
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The bolts are M12x1.5, and the bolt head is 17mm.
Yup on both counts.

You could always buy a stud conversion kit and then buy regular(fancy) lug nuts though.
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I thought bimmers used wheel bolts. 17mm if I'm not mistaken.
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The bolts are M12x1.5, and the bolt head is 17mm.
Yup on both counts.

You could always buy a stud conversion kit and then buy regular(fancy) lug nuts though.
Stud conversion is amazing!
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