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      02-13-2014, 09:48 PM   #45
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Ah burning! Be sure to upload pics when they are in!
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      02-14-2014, 05:06 AM   #46
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Took less than two days to ship.


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Excellent - They will be going on when i do the 135i brake upgrade to the 130.
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      02-19-2014, 01:15 AM   #48
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Thanks again to Pete A for organising this GB.

First pic is with a 10mm spacer on the front. 2nd and 3rd pic is the rear with a 5mm spacer. Just dropped back from a 10mm to a 5mm cause of a little rubbing.
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      02-19-2014, 01:22 AM   #49
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It's nice not to need different length lug nuts for different spacers isnt it?

How much did you torque your studs down? I did 40Nm on each using the double nut method. 120Nm on the nuts themselves.
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Thanks again to Pete A for organising this GB.

First pic is with a 10mm spacer on the front. 2nd and 3rd pic is the rear with a 5mm spacer. Just dropped back from a 10mm to a 5mm cause of a little rubbing.
Spacers make a big difference. Looks good Edwin
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      02-19-2014, 02:22 AM   #51
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It's nice not to need different length lug nuts for different spacers isnt it?

How much did you torque your studs down? I did 40Nm on each using the double nut method. 120Nm on the nuts themselves.
Couldn't agree more. Now everytime I need to adjust my coilovers, change wheels or add or remove spacers it takes no time paired with an impact gun.

The studs were set to 30 ft/lb and the nuts at 88ft/lb so yeah same torque specs.

Studs = Race car
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Spacers make a big difference. Looks good Edwin

Sure do. Thanks Ian
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Was looking around for some fancy nuts for my newly stud-converted car.

There are a few types (added benefit of these 'Project KICKS' type is that they are two piece rotating base to prevent damage to wheels):
Project KICKS R26


Project KICKS R40 (Come in capped and uncapped versions)


Then there are normal open ended ones (These are Muteki SR48 Open End Tuner Lug Nuts)


I quite like the R40 capped nuts because they come in a set of 16 + 4 lock nuts + key + caps ontop to prevent dust going in. Problem is I'm having trouble finding a black set that is not a fake (dont like shadow titanium colour).



Has anyone else had experience with these sorts of things or can recommend any other brands? The R40 capped set is pretty $$$
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      02-27-2014, 11:20 PM   #54
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I love the project kics. That's what I (will) have, as soon as I get back to Perth to pick up the studs (thanks for those, btw). I thought they only came in two colours though? the shadow chrome/titanium and the neo chrome? Didn't think there was a straight black option...
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      02-27-2014, 11:37 PM   #55
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I have the Black Chrome Project Kics R40 and Matt Schnell 75mm studs. Love them.
Can't find any decent close up shots, but this gives a bit of an idea.
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      02-28-2014, 12:14 AM   #56
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the project kics R40 are nice!! Anyone else running long lug nuts with closed ends other than those ones?
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      02-28-2014, 12:32 AM   #57
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I have the Black Chrome Project Kics R40 and Matt Schnell 75mm studs. Love them.
Can't find any decent close up shots, but this gives a bit of an idea.
Are yours the Kics R40 Classiscal M12 1.5 ? I cant find a 'Black Chrome'
http://www.nengun.com/kics/racing-co...revo-classical
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      02-28-2014, 02:25 AM   #58
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Bought them from here
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Bought them from here
Thanks buddy, I ordered a set (not cheap at all!). I'll order the caps when I install these and confirm that the studs don't stick out from the end on my setup (no spacers).
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      02-28-2014, 08:49 PM   #60
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Those project kics nuts look amazing, the $200 price tag less so.. But i don't know of any better valued haha

And better than the plain silver thin nuts i have by a mile
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Some better pictures of the Project Kics.


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... anyone up for a group buy of the project kics nuts?

some of the stuff on aliexpress could be genuine haha (even for replicas, they're supposedly not really dodgy)

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... anyone up for a group buy of the project kics nuts?

some of the stuff on aliexpress could be genuine haha (even for replicas, they're supposedly not really dodgy)
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Some better pictures of the Project Kics.


Looking good! May I ask where you picked up your StopTech's from? They have dropped in price recently and I'm almost ready to buy.
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very tempting for the project kics
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Looking good! May I ask where you picked up your StopTech's from? They have dropped in price recently and I'm almost ready to buy.
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