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Has anyone experienced this: (No nut jokes please! ;))
I was cleaning my car after a short drive and (when I was cleaning off my rims) I noticed that the lug nuts are extremely hot to the touch !! Anyone notice this (standard brakes) ? After driving, try to touch your finger to the lugs nuts/wheel bolts and see if they are red hot to the touch. :confused:
 

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Nope, but I always let my car cool down after drives, like a day or more before washing.
 

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So hot thingies? never noticed that but then I never wash my car just after a drive.... Don't want croocked disks
 

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This is the reason why it is good to re-torque your wheels periodically. This is especially important when tracking.
Re: the lug nut heat 'thingy' ......Could this be why the service schedule recommends replacing the wheel bolts at the 2 year point??
 

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Guys,
Has anyone experienced this: (No nut jokes please! ;))
I was cleaning my car after a short drive and (when I was cleaning off my rims) I noticed that the lug nuts are extremely hot to the touch !! Anyone notice this (standard brakes) ? After driving, try to touch your finger to the lugs nuts/wheel bolts and see if they are red hot to the touch. :confused:
lug nuts pass right thru the rotors--- if the rotors get hot -- so will the lug nuts
 

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i just bought a 12C, so i am new to the forum
i noticed this on my carrera and no one had posted the right answer-- in six years
so........
 
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