Car Wheels Bolts That Lug Nuts Screw

Posted in Wheels | Asked on Sep 29, 2009

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.

There are 5 Answers for "Car Wheels Bolts That Lug Nuts Screw"

  1. ? says:

    named after me, a “stud”.http://www.stockcarproducts.com/wheels1.… ^(http://www.carparts21.com/goto/http://www.stockcarproducts.com/wheels1.…)
    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]
    lug:
    a nut used to secure a wheel on an automotive vehicle — called also lug nut
    stud:
    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:

    WHEELS STUDS

  5. grrlygsr says:

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

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