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Loose wheel

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by scottt, Feb 21, 2007.

  1. scottt

    scottt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 269

    Two studs broke off the right front tire of my 87 chevy. I don't feel comfortable driving anywhere in the truck and would like to know what I need to do to fix it. Is there a way to replace the studs of do I have to replace the disc. Maybe a dumb question but I don't have a lot of experience in this area.
  2. NewImageLawn&Landscape

    NewImageLawn&Landscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 83

    First go to your local parts store and buy 2 wheel studs, remove wheel, remove caliper, remove rotor, pound out remaining studs with a hammer and a brass punch, insert new wheel studs through the back of assembly, put a few washers on each wheel stud, put lug nut on, tighten lug nut until it pulls the wheel stud tight, remove lug nut, remove washers, put rotor back on, put caliper back on, put wheel on, all done:clapping:
  3. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 553

    chevys in the late 80's where bad for that, if i had it off i would replace them all they are not that much, you already have it apart...

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