The 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts vary in styles, seat types, and thread pitches. If you’ve ever changed your OEM wheels to aftermarket wheels, you’d find that there are different species of lug nuts. And your stock wheel nuts maybe not fit the new wheels. In this case, you would need a set of aftermarket 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts to safely secure the wheels meanwhile improving the appearance effectively.
The most common wheel nuts are hex nuts. It features a hex-shaped head that threads onto the wheel stud to secure the wheel in place. Another common wheel nuts are the spline drive nuts. It features spline grooves along the length of the nut and requires a special tool for installation/removal. These are also the most type currently used in protecting your wheels from theft.
What Kind of 2022 Tesla Model X Wheel Nuts Do I Need?
Since the 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts are hardware used to lock and center your wheels to your vehicle, getting the correct wheel nuts installed ensures that your wheel is safely and securely fastened. Although most aftermarket wheels are designed to use stock wheel nuts, some rims require a new set to ensure a proper fit. Commonly, there are three seat types of 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts: conical wheel nuts, ball wheel nuts, flat wheel nuts. For aftermarket wheels that require conical wheel nuts, consider this conical set. For aftermarket wheels made with ball lug holes, then shop the ball seat ones. Getting the seat type wrong will damage the wheels.
Depending on whether the end side of the wheel nut is sealed, it can be either open-ended or closed-ended. Open-ended 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts allow the studs to stick out. This is effective, especially you have changed to longer wheel studs. However, an exposed lug stud is more prone to corrosion. On the other hand, closed-end 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts completely cover the studs. They prevent the rainwater and debris from entering the studs. They are more useful to eliminate rust problems. Never worry about being difficult to remove the wheel nuts.
Are Aftermarket 2022 Tesla Model X Wheel Nuts Safe to Use?
The 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts are threaded onto the wheel studs. When properly secured, the seat parts of the wheel nuts are in contact with the lug holes of the wheels. The clamping force will lock the wheels properly. Higher-grade wheel nuts are able to bear more force and not easy to break, that is why sometimes aftermarket lug nuts are safer than the OEM ones. Most 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts are made of chrome-plated steel. Titanium or Anodized Aluminum wheel nuts are better lighter-weight parts for performance upgrades.
The Tensile Strength of BONOSS forged Titanium wheel nuts have reached 1,110Mpa and the Tensile Strength of BONOSS forged 7075-T6 Aluminum wheel nuts have reached 572Mpa, hard and strong. A broken wheel nut can potentially cause your wheels to fall off the vehicle hub. Having the wheel fall off your vehicle when driving at high speed is one of the most terrible things that can happen to you. It is ultimately important to ensure your 2022 Tesla Model X wheel nuts are high-quality and torqued to the correct specifications.