Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 02:02:55 -0400
From: cs <cbsnospam.net>
Subject: Re: Wheel Nuts


Gee, you're posting under the subject line, "wheel nuts," then want to bust my chops because I'm using your terminology. You didn't mention how often you changed your wheels. Depending on the frequency, your experience might equate to as little as 3 or 4 changes over the life of the bolts; however, I was interchanging 3 sets of wheels, plus regular rotation - which equates to 5 or 6 changes per year. These bolts were shit when Saab made them, and they're likely even more shit given that GM now makes them (e.g., I saw a 9-5 tonight with a headlight out. My '88 went 11 years before a headlight went out). On 30 Aug 2004 14:36:52 GMT, Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote: >On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 23:51:36 -0400, cs <cbsnospam.net> wrote: >> How you got cloverleafs in '88 is beyond me, unless the cloverleafs >> were already out, and the Cincinnati dealer had some of pin-style nuts >> in stock back then when I purchased my 1st set. > >Perhaps it was '89. Or '90. Point remains. > >> Frankly, you can make all the assumptions you want that I was sloppy >> with these inferior lug nuts, > >Bolts. > >> but it makes little difference - they're >> still shit: > >In your experience. Mine differs. > >> I'll never, ever buy another one of >> these sets from Saab. > >That much is apparent, and I will have no hesitation whatsoever >of buying another set should I ever feel the need to have locking >lugbolts on my car. > >I guess that's what "our experience differs" means.

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