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Old 04-25-2014, 11:38 PM   #11
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+1 on worthless
I used a BIG Crescent wrench till I got a big enough socket, keep it on a ˝” break over bar.

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The other “real” fake lug nuts are part of the hub cap.
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Old 04-26-2014, 09:32 AM   #12
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Ours were MOST DEFINITELY NOT over torqued at the factory.

Lost one off the R front (how would you like to take one of those in the windshield).
All 3 were loose on the right rear, hub cap making so much noise we could hear it.
I thought a bearing was going out with less than 1K miles.
I took one of those in the windshield. 1" crack, repaired by safelite.
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Old 04-26-2014, 09:37 AM   #13
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Does anyone know where I can purchase the T-handle style wrench. I have bought the plier style one from Camping World but it just bends and flexs (cheap design). I have looked all over (Flying J's & other truck stops) no luck. Looking for suggestions.

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I have used the included T-handle several times and even though it works, it's also junk. It's going to snap the weld sooner or later. Don't bother getting one or like you already did the plier one. Get you a cheap ratchet with an extension and the correct size socket and leave it in the coach.
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As I don't have a special wrench to remove these nuts, do the ones with the indents unscrew ?
Let me go out and take some pictures of the nuts, the T-handle, etc. I'll post later.
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Here is what the three or four lugs look like. They are actually real lugs with a chrome cover crimped on.



Here is the T-handle. The weak point is where the rod meets the socket. It works, but won't last.

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Thanks for the pics and info alparmer, now I understand how it comes off. Just need the right size socket
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Old 04-26-2014, 08:00 PM   #17
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Thanks for the input folks. Up till now I have carried the big crescent wrench with me. Thanks for letting me know about the quality of the T handle tool also. I will go with the ratchet, extension and socket suggestion.
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Old 04-27-2014, 09:10 AM   #18
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On another note. If you are going down the road with your windows open and you hear a tic-tic...it's most likely your hub caps. I have that tic-tic on left side and still can't figure out what it is. A lot of folk have told me it is the hub caps, but I can't find anything loose on them. However, I did find that the TST TPMS sensors have a black housing that is fitted loosely on the sensors. You can move it with your fingers in and out. That could be causing the noise.
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We have that, just the LEFT front.

I thought it was another hub cap bolt coming loose, but they are all tight.

Then I figured it was something in the hub cap, been meaning to take the cap off.
That was several thousand miles ago, still doing it and hasn’t changed???
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We have that, just the LEFT front.

I thought it was another hub cap bolt coming loose, but they are all tight.

Then I figured it was something in the hub cap, been meaning to take the cap off.
That was several thousand miles ago, still doing it and hasn’t changed???
Same here, only front driver's side. Originally I thought I had caught a nail in the tire and it would tick every time it hit the road. I have heard of people using all sorts of stuff to stop the noise. If I can pinpoint what's making the noise, I can probably come up with something.
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