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      01-13-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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Thumbs up King Tut's Pics of My First Mod ( Vorshlag Stud Kit )

My buddy came over to watch/help with the install. He brought his camera and snapped some pics. I got these in anticipation of my Volks coming this month so that I can run some Volk lugs as well:













I figured since it is really just pics that this was the best forum, otherwise maybe wheels and tires.
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      01-13-2009, 06:41 PM   #2
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Nice conversion Can't wait to see the Volks installed.
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nice conversion... i should do this for my car too... it makes swapping wheels easier.
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Which Volks are you getting??
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      01-13-2009, 08:36 PM   #5
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19" RE30 Formula Limited 08s.
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^niceee. catn wait to see them
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Those wheels should look amazing, keep us posted.
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Pardon my ignorance but what exactly did he do?
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Pardon my ignorance but what exactly did he do?
He installed Studs instead of using lug studs. I don't know about the weight savings but it makes repeated mounting or dismounts of the wheel easier. Also he is mounting Japanese wheels, I am not sure if there is an issue with lug nuts vs lug studs though?
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good job, but i don't understand this mod ... how often are you planing to swap your wheels ?
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You shouldn't touch your rotor like that.
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good job, but i don't understand this mod ... how often are you planing to swap your wheels ?
I don't swap often. I got them because I hate wheel bolts. I like running nice looking lightweight lugs instead.
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You shouldn't touch your rotor like that.
I'm sure the pads will quickly remove any oil left on the rotor by my hand. Or would it make you feel better if I told you I sprayed the rotors down with brake parts cleaner afterward? I was too lazy to have my buddy go sit in the car and hold the brakes.
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I'm sure the pads will quickly remove any oil left on the rotor by my hand. Or would it make you feel better if I told you I sprayed the rotors down with brake parts cleaner afterward? I was too lazy to have my buddy go sit in the car and hold the brakes.
At least you know.
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Nice mod. Now you need some tuner lugs!
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I don't swap often. I got them because I hate wheel bolts. I like running nice looking lightweight lugs instead.
cool !


do you have a full shot of your wheels to see what it looks like ?
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Which lug kit did you go with? I use the Turner Motorsport Anodized ones that theoretically make cross threading the lugs impossible.

I use stud kits on any car I use for track. Removing the wheels constantly for brake pad changes and wheel and tire changes. I love stud kits and they look so much better

I had RE30's on my E46 M3 and I loved them. They looked so goofy without studs. you're going to love them and in Champion silver on LMB you can't go wrong.
I'm kind of jealous
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interesting.
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What length studs did you get?
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Ok, I'm a novice on this subject, so could someone explain to me what is the point of these?

Thanks!

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