Alpina Lug Nuts

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Looking to buy (or get freebie :)) for Alpina lug nuts. I got a set for four wheels but three nuts have some rust issues. I remember some place to buy them (chrome) but can't find it now. What do the numbers mean on the nuts? 15RH?

 

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1.5mm thread pitch right hand twist. Coupeking has alpina lug nuts and are very nice but they don't match the ones in your pic.
 

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the coupeking nuts are sold in a set of 20. they are simple extruded nuts with the flare base. they look great with the alpina wheels
 

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Looking to buy (or get freebie :)) for Alpina lug nuts. I got a set for four wheels but three nuts have some rust issues. I remember some place to buy them (chrome) but can't find it now. What do the numbers mean on the nuts? 15RH?

very nice , but if i am seeing well what the pictures shows not orignal alpina nuts IMHO, if that matters

to my understanding original alpina nuts should have a galvanized Steel cap on top independent from nut body, can somebody confirm ?
 

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I have some, let me get pictures for you to show the condition. I replaced mine (that look like those) with the CK lugnts
 

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Here are the CK lug nuts with a bmw one with the round cap at the bottom.




And the ex-Iilda Alpina CSL:

 
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Who knew? Indeed, these may not be official Alpina but I actually like the look of the round top better. Stan, if you have some spares laying around, I'll take them off your hands!
 

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Jeff,

I got the ones you are looking for from a germany for about $30. Just like the ones you posted, they are zinc plated not chrome like coupe king.
 

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What is the name of the outfit? Can you tell by looking what is zinc and what is chrome? Are the chrome ones shinier? (I like shiny stuff!)
 

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The lug nuts I removed from The Great White were 15 years old and not as shiny as they had once been.
Whether they are chrome or zinc, I don't know
 

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The lug nuts I removed from The Great White were 15 years old and not as shiny as they had once been.
Whether they are chrome or zinc, I don't know
Those are chrome. For zinc, think of a grade 5 bolt from home depot. A bit bluish and cloudy compared to chrome. They get even more cloudy in short order once they are in the elements, unlike chrome.

Will dig up the link from my build thread.
 
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