Working with cars is fun. But removing a stripped lug nut is a nightmare. It happens every once in a while. Sometimes, it happens when you least expect it!
There are numerous anecdotes on the proper ways to remove a stripped lug nut. Some of them work, some of them don’t. Of course, there are a variety of factors that come into play like the type of lug nut used, or how much space you’re working on.
You’ll be surprised that even those so-called experts at the local wheel and tire store will have difficulty removing a stripped, rusted or seized lug nut for fear of damaging your precious rims, or maybe damaging the studs and have it replaced at their expense.Continue reading