Swollen Toyota lug nuts are caused by the rust and corrosion between the chrome decorative cap and the actual steel lug nut securing the wheel to the vehicle. It has been a common problem since the invention of the two-piece capped Toyota lug nuts. Although the OEM Toyota lug nuts have been treated with a certain chrome-plated coating when moisture infiltrates the space, rust, and corrosion develop and build up between the two separate pieces. With road salt and other chemical ice-melting agents, this situation worsens.
Sometimes, an impact gun can damage the rust-resistant coating of Toyota lug nuts, leading to swollen lug nuts. And, swollen Toyota lug nuts can cause the correct socket for your Toyota lug nuts to no longer fit, making changing a spare tire on the side of the road a potentially catastrophic or expensive repair. If you’re having trouble fitting a socket onto your Toyota lug nuts, or the stock tire iron won’t slip on the Toyota lug nuts, then you may be experiencing swollen Toyota lug nuts. In this case, the best way is to remove and replace them with higher-quality Toyota lug nuts.
How to Fix Swollen Toyota Lug Nuts?
The best solution to fix swollen Toyota lug nuts is to replace them with quality brand lug nuts. Particularly, BONOSS forged 50BV30 steel Toyota lug nuts give salt spray resistances exceeding 500 hours. The advanced special surface treatment improves the scratch resistance ability. This means these BONOSS forged 50BV30 Toyota lug nuts are good for resisting various damage such as scratches, gouges, wear, and other flaws. Even after a long time, these BONOSS forged 50BV30 steel Toyota lug nuts are not easy to swell.
When purchasing replacement solid Toyota lug nuts, know the hex size of your lug wrench. BONOSS dual hex wheel sockets are designed for your Toyota lug nuts and locks. This double-hex socket has dual 19mm (3/4 in.) and 21mm (13/16 in.) hex socket sizes. These dual-hex sockets provide two different hex adapters, allowing you to get into the right tight spots. So, it’s a good choice for properly torquing your new Toyota lug nuts. Additionally, these high-quality steel sockets feature a black multi-layer finish which is not easy to corrode.