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Thread: Wheel Studs

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    Default Wheel Studs

    I want to press some wheel studs into some 1/4 x 4 in flat bar.
    The knurled shoulder diameter is .575 in.
    What should the hole diameter be drilled to?
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    i would use a 9/16" hole. 9/16= .5625"
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    if its a 1/2" stud and you want it to stay.
    17/32"( .531)

    The knurl is suppost to keep it from turning. I know one guy will push em into a 1/2" hole just to make sure. Over kill.
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    The stud is 7/16-20.
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    I looked at some wheel studs we have here.
    There is a section right in front of the knurl that is clean.

    drill the hole that size.
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    do it the easy way and drill it a size bigger then weld it in place

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    Thumbs down

    Quote Originally Posted by m.k.swelding View Post
    do it the easy way and drill it a size bigger then weld it in place
    That could possibly be the worst advice I have ever seen on this or any other forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by griff01 View Post
    That could possibly be the worst advice I have ever seen on this or any other forum.

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    I've seen worse.........

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    For my application it could work but I'd rather press it in.
    I could just bolt it but that would make it too easy.
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