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Old 10-16-2013, 04:53 PM   #1
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Lug Nut Caps

I'm having a problem with the lug nut caps. I ordered a few from Airstream at $5.50 a piece.

Any good ideas regarding tightening them down? I've had six RVs and never lost one.

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Old 10-16-2013, 05:23 PM   #2
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I gave up on those stainless covered lug nuts and ordered solid stainless ones. Sometimes the covering comes loose on the covered nuts.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:02 PM   #3
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After noticing how loose mine were, I put a small piece of masking tape on two of the flats on each lug nut to add more friction and after 14K miles, I haven't lost one.

Personally I think the tool that made the small indent on every other flat on the cap was wearing out and didn't make a large enough in them.
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:14 AM   #4
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There was a thread on this topic not long ago - it may be useful to you:
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f240...rs-108925.html
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