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  1. Mystery Substance on Lugnuts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I rotated my tires yesterday and I noticed the lugnut threads were treated. It was a very dry and crumbly white substance, caked on like it was powder... and it's about 15,000mi old. It seems to me the dealership used anti-seize or low-strength threadlocker. I've always heard you shouldn't use...
  2. Problem w/ Lugnuts Help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bought the car w/ aftermarket wheels. It has "tuner" spline drive lugs on it now. I dont have the key for it. Any idea on how I can get them loose? The onlly idea I had was drilling each one and using an easy-out. Only problem with that is will it be enough power to break them loose? They are...
  3. Lugnuts quesiton...front different as rear?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok here's the deal... I went to NGP to get my shocks/springs installed. When they tried to put in my new wheels....they said the front lugnuts are shorter than what the Tirerack gave me, which were longer than the stock lugnuts, but the rear fit. Is it true that the fronts and rear lugnuts are...
  4. Flik Wasp - Do I need to buy huncentric rings and lugnuts?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Today I received my Flik Wasp 18x7.5 from Edge Racing and I have an appointment for Wednesday to get my new shocks/springs installed at which time I wanted to get the wheels mounted too. Do I need to buy new lugnuts and hubcentric rings to mount them on my 2003 V6 Variant?
  5. Getting Audi 17" sport rims... do I need new lugnuts?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Just wanted to make sure I can use the original lugnuts with Audi wheels. Anyone can confirm this for me? Anything I should pay attention to even though it's a direct swap? Thanks, Tim :)
  6. What is the required torque for the lugnuts?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Time to rotate the tires and I was wondering what is the lug nuts required to be re-torqued at? I appreciate the help. I haven't got my Bently in the mail yet.
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