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Default Trackday: Wheel nuts coming lose - 05-30-2017, 07:08 PM


The last two times I went to a trackday my car started vibrating heavily during braking after only a few spirited laps. Re-torqing the nuts always helps but why does this happen in the first place? Possible to buy higher quality nuts that stay on or is it a heat issue of sorts?

Car is a 2012 M135i with EBC redstuff front pads - otherwise stock brakes and wheels.
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Default 05-31-2017, 01:33 AM

Interesting issue. What stud conversion and nuts are you using?

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Default 06-05-2017, 08:25 PM

You re-torqued, were they really loose? Sure its not a warped rotor??

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