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Old 03-03-2018, 12:38 PM   #1
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Wheel Sim lug nut/cover

So....my first bonehead move.....I recently installed a TPMS system and extenders on my valve covers. I left the wheel sims off in case I had leakage so I would not have to mess with taking them off. I left this morning to fill the propane and gas tanks and try out my new RSSA install. Got back home and forgot that I left the wheel sim lug nuts partially screwed onto the lugs. Well, all of the nuts on the passenger side are long gone and the ones on the driver side made it home. Makes sense when you think about tires rotating.....anyways I have a Georgetown 31B3 2017. I find replacements by googling but not sure whether or not they will fit.

Any advise on purchasing replacement wheel sim lug nuts with the chrome cover?
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:46 PM   #2
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So....my first bonehead move.....I recently installed a TPMS system and extenders on my valve covers. I left the wheel sims off in case I had leakage so I would not have to mess with taking them off. I left this morning to fill the propane and gas tanks and try out my new RSSA install. Got back home and forgot that I left the wheel sim lug nuts partially screwed onto the lugs. Well, all of the nuts on the passenger side are long gone and the ones on the driver side made it home. Makes sense when you think about tires rotating.....anyways I have a Georgetown 31B3 2017. I find replacements by googling but not sure whether or not they will fit.

Any advise on purchasing replacement wheel sim lug nuts with the chrome cover?
Take one to an autoparts store and find out what size and thread they are. If they don't have them, at least you'll know what to look for.
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:48 PM   #3
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Never had to look for one but maybe at a truck stop??
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Old 03-03-2018, 01:23 PM   #4
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www.Dormanproducts.com Chrome capped lug nuts.
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Old 03-04-2018, 03:05 PM   #5
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Dorman won't sell to you...

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www.Dormanproducts.com Chrome capped lug nuts.
Of course, Dorman won't sell to you, so once you find the Dorman part number, just enter it in Google to find someone (Amazon, eBay, AdvanceAuto, etc.) who will.

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Old 03-04-2018, 03:41 PM   #6
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Of course, Dorman won't sell to you, so once you find the Dorman part number, just enter it in Google to find someone (Amazon, eBay, AdvanceAuto, etc.) who will.

Larry

I looked and didn't see anything that matched my lug. My lug size is M14 1.5 and I found something that will do until I find one at Pepboys.
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Old 03-04-2018, 04:55 PM   #7
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hello, the "jam nut" is going to be a problem. the main lug nut size is 33mm the jam nut with stainless steel cover is 41mm. when the cover comes off (and they will) the nut inside is 38mm. the problem is, the wrench they supply, is made from thin sheet metal and will spin freely and become useless if the jam nuts are on too hard to loosen. the remedy would be to replace the wrench with sturdy sockets (38 and 41mm). you will need the 38mm because the jam nut covers will easily come off the nuts. I fixed mine with epoxy dripped in between to nut and the cover sitting upside down on a piece of cardboard or such. the problem is that the space between the jam nuts and center hub cover is way to narrow for a normal socket to fit. I used a grinder to reduce the outside diameter of the sockets quite a bit, which took about 3 hrs. I used epoxy, because one of mine fell off after tire shop pulled the covers off with pliers. good luck.
you can email me at jrowe0521@roadrunner.com
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So....my first bonehead move.....I recently installed a TPMS system and extenders on my valve covers. I left the wheel sims off in case I had leakage so I would not have to mess with taking them off. I left this morning to fill the propane and gas tanks and try out my new RSSA install. Got back home and forgot that I left the wheel sim lug nuts partially screwed onto the lugs. Well, all of the nuts on the passenger side are long gone and the ones on the driver side made it home. Makes sense when you think about tires rotating.....anyways I have a Georgetown 31B3 2017. I find replacements by googling but not sure whether or not they will fit.

Any advise on purchasing replacement wheel sim lug nuts with the chrome cover?
My GT use KAPPER II wheel covers and they also supply complete lug nut covers with integrated lug nut for both lug sizes (19.5/22.5 wheels). Suspect yours are the same. By the way, they're not chrome lug nut covers, they are stainless covers.
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