2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts are metal fasteners used to engage the threads of the wheel studs to secure the wheels. Due to the vehicle’s condition, moisture and corrosion will cause the lug nuts to swell. 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts require a torque wrench to remove, and the chrome-plated lug nuts will become difficult to remove when they swell. If the lug nuts swell, it will become extremely difficult to replace the tire yourself. You may purchase a spare set of 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts, and it would be helpful to check and replace the swollen lug nuts regularly.

What do Swollen Lug Nuts Look Like?

Many automotive manufacturers use a two-piece 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts design with a steel lug nut covered with a decorative chrome or aluminum cap. Moisture can get between the decorative cap and the steel lug nut. This factor will cause subsequent chemical reactions and increased corrosion, pushing the decorative cap outward, thus increasing the overall size of the 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts. This leads to installing regular-size socket wrenches and vehicle lug wrenches on the nut to remove it properly.

What Causes 2023 Nissan Xterra Lug Nuts Swell?

Most stock lug nuts are made of chrome-plated steel, which corrodes and squeezes the chrome plating of the nut, making it larger. When two different metals are exposed to common electrolytes, one of the metals will corrode. In addition, poor quality removal tools can cause the lug nuts to swell, cheap impact sockets to remove the lug nuts can cause scratches and peeling of the chrome plating, and oxidation reactions between the metal and water and salt. The problem of swollen lug nuts is not unique and is common in many Jeep, Toyota, Ford, Nissan, and models held in place by lug nuts.

Our 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts will be durable because chrome-plated lug nuts have become the consensus for manufacturing stock lug nuts, high volume production will reduce the production cost for manufacturers, and chrome plating is still the standard rust prevention measure. Most of the products in aftermarket lug nuts are also chrome plated to protect the lug nuts, but some products use other rust prevention methods. Hard anodized rust prevention, as one of the common rust prevention methods, can be used for 2022 Nissan Xterra lug nuts.

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Where to Buy Aftermarket 2023 Nissan Xterra Lug Nuts?

BONOSS offers aftermarket lug nuts for models fixed with lug nuts, including the 2023 Nissan Xterra, which are made of forged aluminum or titanium, different materials with different characteristics. Among them, the forged aluminum 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts are characterized by lightweight and personalized customization. The aluminum products will be available in nine color combinations for customers who want the whole car in a uniform color. You don’t have to worry about them rusting. BONOSS uses hard anodized rust prevention technology to thicken the natural aluminum oxide layer of the aluminum alloy; they are more durable than chrome and will allow for the addition of color.

The other BONOSS 2023 Nissan Xterra lug nuts are made of titanium alloy with a tensile strength of 1110 Mpa to the standard of grade 10 lug nuts. Unlike aluminum alloy, titanium alloy has excellent rust resistance. It is even more corrosion-resistant than stainless steel and maintains excellent mechanical properties at high and extremely low temperatures. It provides the perfect option for customers seeking the ultimate lightweight, high-strength ratio. The weight of each lug nut is only 39g, reducing the impact of weight on acceleration during wheel rotation.

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