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    wheel nut help.

    I have recently bought a set of Lexus gs300 borbet wheels when I tried to fit them today I found that the wheel nuts from my stock wheels won't fit,so do I need to get a set of gs300 wheel nuts or are there other Lexus ones that will fit or even better has anyone got a set they can sell me.
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    These are the wheels I bought the previous owner said they used their stock wheel nuts when I tried mine they wouldn't fit!here's a pic of my wheel nut can anyone confirm if this is a stock supra wheel nut?and what wheel nuts are other owners using when fitting these wheels,any help appreciated..
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    Dont those wheels use a conical or tapered wheel nut ?

    Yes the nut you show is the same as OE fitment
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    You will need the tapered seat nuts if I remember correctly.
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    I thought stock supra wheel nuts were tapered, but maybe not. Either way, you need a set of tapered alloy nuts Samm (with the end shaped like the one in the pic below), the fitment is m12 x 1.5 and there should be lots of options. I'd steer clear of aluminium nuts - they're lighter but not as strong. I think stock nuts from Toyota are quite expensive. Because the TTE's have a centre cap this might limit your options to shorter (open ended) nuts rather than the longer fancy looking coloured ones.

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    Like these, you can see the conical seating face: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LEXUS-LX45...EAAOxyRNJSc3tA
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    Thanks for your help guys it's really appreciated
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    So I bought a set of tapered nuts from elite and the wheels are on thanks again guys..
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    Can you post the link to the nuts please? 👍

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    I just went to my local elite wheels and tyres and asked for m12x1.5 tapered wheel nuts which are 1.50 each,any good wheel suppliers should have them or eBay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by samm View Post
    I just went to my local elite wheels and tyres and asked for m12x1.5 tapered wheel nuts which are 1.50 each,any good wheel suppliers should have them or eBay.
    OK thanks 👍

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    Be careful you dont buy cheap poor quality nuts, some of the ebay stuff is debatable, they look nice but are made from poor spec materials
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    Glad to see you sorted it in the end samm
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