Car Wheels Bolts That Lug Nuts Screw

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What Do You Call A Car Wheel’s Bolts That Lug Nuts Screw Onto? I’d like to know the correct term before speaking with a mechanic.

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    1. ? says:

      named after me, a “stud”.… ^(…)
      Technically they are referred to as Hub or Wheel Studs.
      P.S. Just to clarify the lug nut is called a lug. It is a nut (bolt). There are different types of ‘lugs’. Hex lugs, bullet lugs, etc.
      [From Websters Dictionary]
      a nut used to secure a wheel on an automotive vehicle — called also lug nut
      any of various infixed pieces (as a rod or pin) projecting from a machine and serving chiefly as a support or axis
      – called also, Bounty Hunter

    2. Todd says:

      A wheel stud of course, which come in varities. For the make of the vechicle; The size and thread type of the stud !

    3. Michael says:

      Lugs!That’s why there called lug nuts.

    4. d30g12 says:


    5. grrlygsr says:

      The bolts that you screw lugs onto that secure the wheels to a car are called studs.