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      02-16-2012, 12:37 AM   #1
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Hello everyone,

I will be receiving my new custom wheel soon and I've been wanting to covert to studs and lugnuts. I did a lot of searching and I found only 3 companies that make stud conversion kits: Macht Schnell, Turner motorsports and VAC.

Unfortunately, all 3 options above offer black studs and black lug nuts. I know this is purely cosmetic, but I wonder if anyone offers lug nuts and studs in different colors. I am looking for silver or polished steel
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Stick with a quality steel stud which can only be found in silver or a black finish, then top that off with a quality colored anodized aluminum or titanium lug nut for a splash of color.

http://www.upgrademotoring.com/wheels/lugnuts.htm

http://www.wheeldude.com/catalog/pro...oducts_id=6271

http://www.evasivemotorsports.com/mm...tegory_Code=L1

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Vorshlag, Bimmerworld, and ECS (H&R) all sell the studs too.

You can get any lug nut u want, just make sure you opt for the ones with a 12x1.5 thread pitch.

If 12x1.5 is available u will be able to select it.
http://www.evasivemotorsports.com/mm...tegory_Code=L1
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We also offer the Macht Schell stud conversion kit without the lugs. Made of high quality steel these come in a black finish.


To top it off we also offer various color options in lug nuts!!


More colors also available!!
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i run the Macht Schell studs with red Work RS-R extended lug nuts....looks great with my Volks!
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What size stud do you need for a 2008 328xi?

http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...conversion-kit

75 or 90?
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what is the best size stud conversion to run on an e90 with no spacers. Looking into getting it. Also dont want it sticking out way to much just a bit.
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What size stud do you need for a 2008 328xi?

http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...conversion-kit

75 or 90?
are you running any wheel spacers?

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what is the best size stud conversion to run on an e90 with no spacers. Looking into getting it. Also dont want it sticking out way to much just a bit.
75mm will be fine. 90mm will be sticking out looking like a car from Mad Max!
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What size stud do you need for a 2008 328xi?

http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...conversion-kit

75 or 90?
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what is the best size stud conversion to run on an e90 with no spacers. Looking into getting it. Also dont want it sticking out way to much just a bit.
The 75mm works great on stock car and can take up to a 12mm spacer. The 90mm requires a 5mm spacer minimum and can take a 20mm spacer. If you have any questions I'd be glad to help you out!


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no spacer going with 75mm.
where can I find just 20 studs without lug nuts?
Pm coming your way!!
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no spacer going with 75mm.
where can I find just 20 studs without lug nuts?
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Quote:
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no spacer going with 75mm.
where can I find just 20 studs without lug nuts?
I got my studs from Tuner motorsport, and they are good quality.

Tip; Dont buy cheap studs or wheel nuts you will pay dearly for this later down the track!
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I got my studs from Tuner motorsport, and they are good quality.

Tip; Dont buy cheap studs or wheel nuts you will pay dearly for this later down the track!
are muteki lug nuts good to use. Dont need my new wheels racing me down the freeway one day lol
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I thought that the bolts were stronger than the lug nuts with studs, am I wrong, or does it not matter?
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Which ones would you recommend Macht Schnell studs or Apex studs? or maybe another Brand?
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We also offer the Macht Schell stud conversion kit without the lugs. Made of high quality steel these come in a black finish.


To top it off we also offer various color options in lug nuts!!


More colors also available!!
Red.....?
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Kevin send me a price for the 75mm conversion
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Red.....?
We have Red in the shorter syle

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Red.....?
i have these:



don't really have any pics of it on my car unfortunately.
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quick tip check out evasivemotorsports.com for lugs and vorshlag for studs.

i had vorshlags on my 335 and pink lugs
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Would 75 mm studs be okay if you're using a 5mm spacer?
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