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Old 05-10-2009
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"Every Budd wheeel socket I have ever seen is a 6 point"

Chaaur: I did not say you cannot buy a 12 point socket. I said a Budd Wheel socket ! I would also like to see you try and remove the OP's nut with the pipe wrench. Likely that nut is done up to over 600 plus ft. lbs. The pipe wrench will slip or fall off. You would need a huge cheater. Good way to hurt yourself!
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I got it off with a dremel tool cut off wheel ( more like about 10) It was on the back . I was merrily removing the nuts for a new axle cover with my 1 inch impact driver and ---zipped the corners right off that puppy. I dont know how many foot pounds was on it but it almost wrapped me around the impact tool. Whats the torque settings for wheel nuts anyway?
Torque, 450 Ft. Lbs. That is the torque I use on the PT.
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Hey Randy,

What was that special socket you had a RATS. ?????

Each year at RATS, we have a show and tell, ( kinda like grade school ), for all us back-yard mechanics, hobby mechanics, and wannabee mechanics. We pass the tool around and try to guess what's its purpose.
Last year one of the tools was a special socket for removing lugs or studs or something???
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the socket was for removing broken off inner lug nuts,you drive it on with a hammer,then turn with a socket.
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Default "Rounded wheel nuts"

Every tire shop that works on truck tires knows how to deal with this problem...the tech that mounted the new tires on our FC had his own 'stash' of special favorite removal tools including a 'drive on' socket for removing twisted off studs. A very common occurance...lots of siezed fasteners and also the 1" drive impact tools can overtorque wheel nuts as well as fracture the studs.
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Old 05-20-2009
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You could try just to drill down the side of the nut and split it with a good chiesle and hammer. If you bugger up the treads than either clean them up or get another stud to replace the old one.
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