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Old 06-13-2020, 12:53 PM   #1
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aluminum rim stud bolts

I have a 1974 Airstream 31' International Sovereignty that I am restoring. I am replacing the back plate brake assembly. I cleaned bearings and greased them. I put hub back on trailer. When putting aluminum rim back on I found out the stud bolt was stripped out. What can I do? Is it the bolt or the hub? What do I replace it with?

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Old 06-14-2020, 01:14 PM   #2
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Inspect the threads in the hub. If they are good you will need a replacement bolt.

If the threads are damaged at all get a new hub and new mounting bolts.

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Do you have a pic of your lug nuts. I have a set of five hole aluminum wheels for my 72 Sovereign and need to figure out what type lug nut I need. I have the acorn style and the old steel type with a shaft that goes on the wheel stud.
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Old 06-29-2020, 10:14 AM   #4
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I have hex stud bolts. 6 per wheel. I am doing the helicoil fix. Thanks!
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