Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-13-2016, 05:33 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 2
2016 rp179

do the lugs nuts have a protective cap on them i found one and its got some play in it is this normal?

guy52 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2016, 09:29 PM   #2
Senior Member
SilhouettePenny's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Clarksville, TN
Posts: 798
A lot of lug nuts do in fact have a cheap/thin, probably aluminum cover on them. It's decorative and solid lug nuts are available at auto parts stores, but they do cost more. If the incorrect lug wrench is used such as a 4-way, you can easily damage the protective cap. Get a decicated thin wall socket for your lug nuts and replace the damaged one.

2017 F350 Dually 6.7 Diesel
2014 Silhouette 299 RKDS
Nights Camped 2016 - 43

He who dies with the most tools, wins!
SilhouettePenny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2016, 10:49 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 2
I have know idea why they use such cheap parts im going to replace them
guy52 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:23 AM.