What size are standard lug nuts?

What size are standard lug nuts?

If the question “what size of sockets for lug nuts should I use” comes to your mind; the most common socket sizes for lug nuts are 17mm, 19mm, 21mm, and 23mm. These four sizes will generally cover 95% of your needs so make sure that the lug wrench you buy has them.

Are lug nuts the same size?

Lug nuts, otherwise known as lug bolts, have an important job on your vehicle. They hold the wheel to the tire. Despite having no universal lug nut size, lug nuts tend to be similar in thread count. There are about 10 thread pitches and sizes that make up lug nuts.

What does 1/2 20 mean for a lug nut?

While metric lugs specify a thread pitch which is the distance between the threads. Therefore, a 1.5 pitch would have 1.5 millimeters between each thread. When searching for lugs you will see the thread size followed by something like -20 (1/2″-20) or x1.

Are all lug nuts 60 degree?

Overview of Lug Nut Seat Styles A conical seat lug nut is sometimes called an “acorn” or a “tapered” lug nut. This is the most common seat type. They are available with 60° or 45° taper. A 60° Conical Seat is the most common and is found on most aftermarket wheels.

Is 21mm the same as 13 16?

21mm = just over 13/16 inch. 22mm = almost 7/8 inch. 23mm = 29/32 inch. 24mm = just over 15/16 inch.

What size thread is a wheel stud?

The thread size is taken across the outside diameter of your wheel stud threads. It can be measured in either standard (1/2″, 9/16″, etc.) or metric (M12, M14, etc.). The most common thread sizes are 12mm, 14mm, 7/16″, 1/2″, 9/16″, 5/8″.

Do aftermarket rims need different lug nuts?

If you have aftermarket wheels, there’s a pretty high chance that you’re going to need to use aftermarket lug nuts. Most OEM lug nuts are not designed for use on aftermarket wheels since the seat type, thread pitch, and length could have changed.

Is 7/8 the same as 21mm?

21mm = just over 13/16 inch. 22mm = almost 7/8 inch.

What is the difference between 13/16 and 21mm?

What size is a 21 mm socket?

SAE to Metric Conversion Chart

SAE Metric Inch
21mm 0.827
27/32″ 0.844
22mm 0.866
7/8″ 0.875