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Old 04-24-2012, 10:59 AM   #11
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Those false lug nuts (3 per wheel marked by the grooves) are for holding the wheel covers on, and can become loose over time. They should be checked periodically. I checked mine and found several loose ones that I tightened. The T-shaped wrench shown in Iggy's picture is specifically for tightening and loosening the false lug nuts. These nuts should never be torqued, overtightened or tightened with a pneumatic wrench, as damage to the wheel cover or nut cover can result.
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:52 AM   #12
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Those false lug nuts (3 per wheel marked by the grooves) are for holding the wheel covers on, and can become loose over time. They should be checked periodically. I checked mine and found several loose ones that I tightened. The T-shaped wrench shown in Iggy's picture is specifically for tightening and loosening the false lug nuts. These nuts should never be torqued, overtightened or tightened with a pneumatic wrench, as damage to the wheel cover or nut cover can result.
During our PDI I asked about THAT wrench, he said it was the lug nut wrench.

I looked at him and said the only tool I know of to work on wheels this size (Iíve been around a few) is a cell phone, he got this kind of sheepish look and said itís the hub cap wrench.

I was confused and still am about THAT wrench.
Is it for the FAKE lug nuts (available at Camping world) or the real nuts (NOT available at Camping World) that hold the hub caps on?

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Old 04-24-2012, 12:11 PM   #13
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Here is mine in a kitchen draw
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That is an emergency awning strap in the drawer!
I know because I threw mine out on day 2 before I knew what it was!
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:10 PM   #14
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I lost one of my wheel cover lug nuts and found out my "lug wrench" didn't fit the nuts when I tried to tighten the others. I ended up buying a socket and tacking it on the end of the wrench after my local dealer ordered three and none of them fit. Same issue with the nuts and covers, finally went to a truck stop for them..... one of those things that should have been easy and turned into a headache!!
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During our PDI I asked about THAT wrench, he said it was the lug nut wrench.

I looked at him and said the only tool I know of to work on wheels this size (Iíve been around a few) is a cell phone, he got this kind of sheepish look and said itís the hub cap wrench.

I was confused and still am about THAT wrench.
Is it for the FAKE lug nuts (available at Camping world) or the real nuts (NOT available at Camping World) that hold the hub caps on?

Thanks AGAIN
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They are real nuts (with covers) that hold the wheel covers on. The other similar looking pieces (without the grooves) are decorative only. I called the wheel cover nuts "false lug nuts" to distinguish them from the ones that hold the wheels on. The wheel covers must be removed to expose the wheel lug nuts. I don't know whether the wrench fits the wheel lug nuts, but it doesn't look strong enough to remove them. Of course, my coach came with neither a jack nor a spare, so I wouldn't remove them anyway.
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:22 PM   #16
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I bought my Georgetown used an I don't have any of the stuff in that drawer
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