Join Date: May 2007
Location: Parlin, New Jersey
Originally Posted by guitar maestro
You're thinking about "thread engagement". So long as you have 1/2" of thread engagement (at minimum) inside of the lugnut on a 1/2" stud, it will be fine. It does not have to stick out beyond the lugnut's open end so long as the above criteria has been met.
If you run drag tires at the track they need to see the stud protruding through the lug or you won't pass tech.
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