stripped lug nut


Old 01-08-07, 08:37 AM
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Unhappy stripped lug nut

i have a 93 jeep grand cherokee with a flat tire. the lug nuts are recessed into the rim. as my luck goes the head on one of them stripped any ideas on how to get it off.
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Old 01-08-07, 11:17 AM
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Most decent tire stores have a special socket to remove rounded off lug nuts (like this: Call around to be sure and then have it towed in.
Old 01-08-07, 11:26 AM
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just a thought

Jeep likes to use a thin metal cap over the lug nuts to make it look like a chrome nut. IF this cap is the problem you can remove it and use an 18 mm socket [instead of the 19mm]

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