Lightweight wheel nuts worth it or not?

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Nope. What for? You're not driving a racing car and a couple of grams weight savings is pointless.

True story : Got one friend using alu nuts (lightweight) and went track, the lugs popped out or loosened and the whole wheel popped out in a corner. No point la.
 

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Nope. What for? You're not driving a racing car and a couple of grams weight savings is pointless.

True story : Got one friend using alu nuts (lightweight) and went track, the lugs popped out or loosened and the whole wheel popped out in a corner. No point la.
As I always said, losing weight from ownself first is the best solution to make ur car goes faster and save fuel. Benefit to ourselves and our pocket :biggrin:

Like Izso mentioned, no point losing a couple of grams, or even maybe up to 3kg, if our tummy weighs 5 kg :rofl:
 

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The nuts don't even weight 2kg I think :rofl:

Is not that heavy, might as well lose own body weight like cvkit said or just remove the spare tyre :rofl:
 

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the only reason to get them is bling bling..unless u go for proper expensive ones like TPi which can even take air guns.

otherwise... steel is the way to go.


btw... anyone seen any BLACK STEEL lug nuts? prefer open ended... closest thing i could find is the Project U fakies..
 

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the only reason to get them is bling bling..unless u go for proper expensive ones like TPi which can even take air guns.

otherwise... steel is the way to go.


btw... anyone seen any BLACK STEEL lug nuts? prefer open ended... closest thing i could find is the Project U fakies..
Not sure what is open ended lugs but mine are security lugs which is black in colour. :biggrin:
Not expensive less than RM100 for 16pcs
 

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Not sure what is open ended lugs but mine are security lugs which is black in colour. :biggrin:
Not expensive less than RM100 for 16pcs
open ended meaning the end of the lugs are not closed.. holes on both ends of the lug nut....so that the wheel studs can go through if ur using extended wheel studs.


mana beli ur security lugs and picture?
 

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open ended meaning the end of the lugs are not closed.. holes on both ends of the lug nut....so that the wheel studs can go through if ur using extended wheel studs.


mana beli ur security lugs and picture?
Will take photo, buy from Hup Shun Tyres at Sunway.

Not 100% black but something like very dark brown. Will post in awhile.
Security lugs also not to be exact, just different lugs that can't open like normal or without
the key.

Was wondering, if i need to replace tyres if pancit or anything, how am I gonna remove it? :hmmmm2:
 

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Will take photo, buy from Hup Shun Tyres at Sunway.

Not 100% black but something like very dark brown. Will post in awhile.
Security lugs also not to be exact, just different lugs that can't open like normal or without
the key.

Was wondering, if i need to replace tyres if pancit or anything, how am I gonna remove it? :hmmmm2:
He did not give you the key?

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Not sure what is open ended lugs but mine are security lugs which is black in colour. :biggrin:
Not expensive less than RM100 for 16pcs
I am using open end lug nuts as my rims have center cover....:driver:
 

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im using RAYS taiwan....rm40 for 16 pcs....lasted more than 2 years till today...
That's dirt cheap bro.

He did not give you the key?

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I am using open end lug nuts as my rims have center cover....:driver:
Close end ones if not wrong since I dont see any opening at the end. He did give me the key but
how to open with the normal lug wrench?
 

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That's dirt cheap bro.



Close end ones if not wrong since I dont see any opening at the end. He did give me the key but
how to open with the normal lug wrench?
Usually they will ask what tools you use. If normal tools from the car they will recommend you get the cross (X) ones and that have 4 sizes. Normal is 19 and 21 and the cross have 17, 19, 21 and 23 which covers both.

If original tools don't fit, puncture time you chialat loh,.....
 

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Usually they will ask what tools you use. If normal tools from the car they will recommend you get the cross (X) ones and that have 4 sizes. Normal is 19 and 21 and the cross have 17, 19, 21 and 23 which covers both.

If original tools don't fit, puncture time you chialat loh,.....
Guess I bought the wrong ones and he didnt tell me anything about that :banghead:

Will post photos maybe later. My key is long one.
 

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Nope. What for? You're not driving a racing car and a couple of grams weight savings is pointless.

True story : Got one friend using alu nuts (lightweight) and went track, the lugs popped out or loosened and the whole wheel popped out in a corner. No point la.
hahaha yeah i thought so bro...thanks for the true story hahahahaha:rofl:

---------- Post added at 12:32 AM ---------- 6 hour anti-bump limit - Previous post was at 12:30 AM ----------

As I always said, losing weight from ownself first is the best solution to make ur car goes faster and save fuel. Benefit to ourselves and our pocket :biggrin:

Like Izso mentioned, no point losing a couple of grams, or even maybe up to 3kg, if our tummy weighs 5 kg :rofl:
hahahahahahahahahahahha speechless bro, so true.

---------- Post added at 12:36 AM ---------- 6 hour anti-bump limit - Previous post was at 12:32 AM ----------

the only reason to get them is bling bling..unless u go for proper expensive ones like TPi which can even take air guns.

otherwise... steel is the way to go.


btw... anyone seen any BLACK STEEL lug nuts? prefer open ended... closest thing i could find is the Project U fakies..
yes, bling2 purposes can la hahahah..:biggrin:
 

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Will take photo, buy from Hup Shun Tyres at Sunway.

Not 100% black but something like very dark brown. Will post in awhile.
Security lugs also not to be exact, just different lugs that can't open like normal or without
the key.

Was wondering, if i need to replace tyres if pancit or anything, how am I gonna remove it? :hmmmm2:
*ehem*

still waiting for the picture :driver: