Chevrolet Nova/ChevyII 1962-1979

Wheel Lug Studs

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REPLACEMENT



Front Wheels


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Fig. Fig. 1 Pressing out the front wheel studs

  1. Remove the rotor assembly from the vehicle, as outlined in of this guide.
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  3. Remove the damaged bolt with a press. Do not damage the wheel mounting surface on the hub flange.
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To install:

  1. Install a new serrated bolt into the hole in the hub. Tap lightly with a hammer to start the bolt serrations in the hole, make sure the bolt is square with the hub flange.
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  3. The brake disc must be supported properly before pressing the wheel stud in or out.
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Rear Wheels


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Fig. Fig. 2 Removing a rear wheel stud



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Fig. Fig. 3 Front Suspension Components-Late Model Nova

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Mark the relationship of the wheel assembly to the axle flange and remove the brake drum.
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  3. Using tool J-6627 or equivalent, press the wheel stud from the axle flange.
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To install:

  1. Insert a new wheel stud in the axle flange hole. Rotate the bolt slowly to assure the serrations are aligned with those made with the original bolt.
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  3. Place a flat washer over the outside end of the wheel stud and thread a standard wheel nut with the flat side against the washer. Tighten the wheel nut until the bolt head seats against the axle flange.
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