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replacing a wheel stud on my 2500hd

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 00bluegtp, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. 00bluegtp

    00bluegtp Member
    Messages: 71

    I need to replace one of my wheel studs on one of the rear wheels and just wondering if anyone can tell me how this is done. I have replaced these before on my car but never on a truck this big. Anything special or do i just hammer it out the back and install the new one?
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  2. matts27

    matts27 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 138

    Studs haven't changed, still pressed in
     
  3. mayhem

    mayhem PlowSite.com Addict
    from Peru MA
    Messages: 1,016

    When I snapped a wheel stud on my 2002 Nissan Altima it was a breeze to replace it. Pull the wheel, bang out the snapped bit of stud and the new one I was able to press in by just tightening the lug nuts.

    Got a wheel bearing for my truck last fall and it came without studs pressed in, so I bought a set and spent alot of wasted time trying to get those things in...damn near impossible with home tools to do it...though to be fair, I was trying to do all 8 and it was off the truck, might be vastly more simple when its just one and its already on the truck.
     
  4. 70monte

    70monte Senior Member
    Messages: 468