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#1 Vinay-RS

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:05 PM

Hi everyone,

A bit of a weird one with these replica D1s and regular wheel nuts. The wheels need a straight taper nut. Currently, I have a set of these nuts called “tuner nuts" (locally), which have a hex socket head. They have done the job for the last 2 years but are kind of ugly. On Thursday night I lost 3 wheel nuts which hadn't been properly tightened and now I need to replace them. *I figure it'd be best to get a new set of regular wheel nuts.

The reason I had to fit the ugly tuner nuts is that the stupid centre boss (whatever it's called) tapers quite a lot and it was not possible to get a wheel spanner over a regular nut.

That said, I've seen pictures of people running replica D1s with what looks like normal wheel nuts on this forum and on Facebook or Instagram.

So, my questions are, how do you get a wheel spanner/torque wrench on the nut and what nuts did you use?

Thanks.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:21 PM

When I borrowed a D1 to try I fitted it with Revolution nuts, but they were too long so the wheel wasn't clamped to the flange, the outer diameter of the nuts was too small to hold the wheel correctly

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:36 PM

Any pictures of the revolution nuts?

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:38 PM

When I borrowed a D1 to try I fitted it with Revolution nuts, but they were too long so the wheel wasn't clamped to the flange, the outer diameter of the nuts was too small to hold the wheel correctly

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:39 PM

eBay will help, classic mini revolution wheel nuts

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 10:23 PM

Hi ive recently thrown away some wheel nuts for the d1s.
I will check on Tuesday what i have and let you know.
Sorry i cant check sooner.

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 07:28 AM

Mini spares recommend these ones for the replica d1 wheels

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:36 AM

I really wish I could get just one of those wheel nuts to see if they clear the centre boss thing. 



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Posted 10 June 2018 - 11:09 PM

I have a boat load of varying length tapered nuts, some same as those posted above from minispares and some that are longer. I’d assume the longer ones would fit nicely and allow you to get a socket on them just fine. I can post up some pictures in the morning for you if you’d like? Perhaps post you one of each to try out?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 04:39 AM

I have a boat load of varying length tapered nuts, some same as those posted above from minispares and some that are longer. I’d assume the longer ones would fit nicely and allow you to get a socket on them just fine. I can post up some pictures in the morning for you if you’d like? Perhaps post you one of each to try out?

That would be great, although I'm not sure what postage to SA would cost (I'd be happy to pay you via paypal for it if you could find out). 



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:38 AM

I have a boat load of varying length tapered nuts, some same as those posted above from minispares and some that are longer. I’d assume the longer ones would fit nicely and allow you to get a socket on them just fine. I can post up some pictures in the morning for you if you’d like? Perhaps post you one of each to try out?

That would be great, although I'm not sure what postage to SA would cost (I'd be happy to pay you via paypal for it if you could find out).

Here you go mate, these are the ones I have. In order of shortest to longest 22mm, 31mm and 36mm.

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If you PM me your address I can post them over to you, don’t worry about postage it’s only a couple of quid!

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:02 PM

I have a boat load of varying length tapered nuts, some same as those posted above from minispares and some that are longer. I’d assume the longer ones would fit nicely and allow you to get a socket on them just fine. I can post up some pictures in the morning for you if you’d like? Perhaps post you one of each to try out?

That would be great, although I'm not sure what postage to SA would cost (I'd be happy to pay you via paypal for it if you could find out).

Here you go mate, these are the ones I have. In order of shortest to longest 22mm, 31mm and 36mm.

uV4bU4S.jpg

If you PM me your address I can post them over to you, don’t worry about postage it’s only a couple of quid!

Nice offer but postage to South Africa I guess would be more than a couple of quid ?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:17 PM

I have a boat load of varying length tapered nuts, some same as those posted above from minispares and some that are longer. I’d assume the longer ones would fit nicely and allow you to get a socket on them just fine. I can post up some pictures in the morning for you if you’d like? Perhaps post you one of each to try out?

That would be great, although I'm not sure what postage to SA would cost (I'd be happy to pay you via paypal for it if you could find out).

Here you go mate, these are the ones I have. In order of shortest to longest 22mm, 31mm and 36mm.

uV4bU4S.jpg

If you PM me your address I can post them over to you, don’t worry about postage it’s only a couple of quid!

Nice offer but postage to South Africa I guess would be more than a couple of quid ?

£5.20 to be exact. I’m feeling charitable I guess.




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