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    Hello Everyone,
    I am preparing to install axles,hubs,struts and brakes in front ,shocks, brakes on rear. I have done the brakes before, but the other componets, not. I have tried to match up socket sizes to all bolts/nuts involved, and I'm still not certain if they are standard or metric.I want to invest in impact sockets for this job (decent quality) but can only afford one set at this time. Is it possible the bolt head is one kind and the nut another? Thank you , Ed

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    Re: sae or metric

    Should be all metric, except for the wheel lug nut - it's a 3/4 hex.

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    Re: sae or metric

    thanks Sub

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    Re: sae or metric

    Quote Originally Posted by Submariner409 View Post
    Should be all metric, except for the wheel lug nut - it's a 3/4 hex.
    19mm is an exact fit for the lug nuts.

    Don

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