lug nut


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lug nut

n.
A heavy, rounded nut that fits over a bolt, used especially to attach an automotive vehicle's wheel to its axle.
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lug′ nut`



n.
a large nut fitting on a heavy bolt, used esp. in attaching a wheel to a motor vehicle.
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and Drumheller, J., "Lug Nut Tightness Reliability: Application of Torque-Angle Signature Analysis for Installation/Auditing Studies," SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-0070, 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-01-0070.
Then loosen the lug nuts with a cross-shaft lug nut wrench.
For my many switch barrel rifles I apply about 75-100 foot pounds of torque as I change barrels, about the amount of torque used to tighten a lug nut as you change a tire.
From the production schedule of the creation of an engine to the amount of time it takes to unscrew a lug nut and replace a tyre, Lotus F1 aims to save time in every process leading up to the race, Hackland says.
Some Ruger diehards might be shocked to find a barrel nut attaching the two, but instead of some huge, knurled lug nut, the small part is barely noticeable.
(10.) The man removes one lug nut from each of the other three tires so that each of these three tires have four lug nuts lefl.
I found "ram horn" handles from an old, single-bottom plow, welded an 18-by-3-inch piece of water pipe down low on the handle frame, then scavenged a half-dozen single-socket lug nut wrenches from a junkyard and welded them across the pipe.
Deputies didn't ask how this 66-year-old man ever lived to that age--they only knew that he wasn't intoxicated or in a drug-daze when he tried a unique approach to loosening a lug nut on his Lincoln Continental.
The off-road tire market today is tighter than a rusty lug nut. If you are shopping for tires, do not expect to find bargains.
You can imagine the heartache it caused me to drive around with a broken lug nut on the right, rear wheel.
For example, "there's a brass lug not that comes with each wheel coming from the supplier." The lug nut holds the wheel in place during transit, and used to be pitched once the wheel arrived at the factory.