Alloy Wheel Locking Nuts

alloy wheel locking nuts

    locking nuts
  • (Locking nut) A locknut, also known as a lock nut, locking nut, prevailing torque nut,. stiff nut or elastic stop nut,Smith, p. 104. is a nut that resists loosening under vibrations and torque.

  • (Locking Nut) Bolts that lock the strings in place at the nut.

  • (Locking Nut) This is commonly the nut that secures a tap to the surface of the basin/bath or sink.

    alloy wheel
  • Car wheels made of aluminium, rather than steel. Main advantages include lighter weight and attractive styling. Mostly chosen for style reasons.

  • Alloy wheels (incorrectly known as rims) are automobile (car, motorcycle and truck) wheels which are made from an alloy of aluminium or magnesium (or sometimes a mixture of both). They are typically lighter for the same strength and provide better heat conduction and improved cosmetic appearance.

  • (Alloy Wheels) A term used to describe any non-steel road wheel. The most common alloy wheels are cast aluminum. Technically, an alloy is a mixture of two or more metals. These wheels are known for their light weight and strength.

Put the support plate back and tighten the lock nut

Put the support plate back and tighten the lock nut

To make the bolt drop all the way down and lodge itself in the chassis I had to push and pull on the subframe, raise the sagging differential a bit, and then hammer away on the knurled bolt head from inside the car; otherwise the bolt would just turn on its axis. I couldn't find out if the nut was supposed to be a single-use self-locking nut so I used some red Loctite and 120 foot-pound of torque. I found the number somewhere on the forum; it may not be accurate, but the Bentley does not say anything about the subframe, so there...

Notice the healthy gap between the support plate and the bushing. It will become smaller when the car is back on the ground.

VMS light weight wheel nuts

VMS light weight wheel nuts

Got these on my OEM wheels, Can't believe how light they are.
I have had to fit some adapters which look like normal washers so that these nuts can hold the OEM wheels properly. :D

alloy wheel locking nuts

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