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I recently aquired a 1966 Valiant 100 for... a dollar. It has the 225 slant in it. I was wondering what sites everybody uses to restore these rare cars? Also, any idea on what size wheel studs are on these? I want to get new tires for it so it's easier for me to roll around and to yank the engine for a rebuild and I broke some of the studs off of them, and every single one on left rear. You all are awesome!
 

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NAPA can help, they carry all of them. Best to take one of the broken studs with you and simply match it up to ensure you have the right ones.
 

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Could be you broke the studs because on the left side of Chrysler products before 1970, they are *left hand thread*. They tighten counter -clockwise and unscrew clockwise. That was true from about 1964-70.
 

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I broke some studs off my 2005 caravan. I think MY problem was the dealership puit the wheel back on with a ait gun on full strength. The valiant problem could be from age.rust and on to tight.
 

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One more 'tip'. Even though likely cheap, steel wheels, suggest use a torque wrench - set at 55 lbs. OEM (7/16") studs were designed for this value. The larger (1/2") studs of that era were only rated at 65 lbs.
If using the (small-bolt) Rallyes, for sure do not torque higher - or with air gun.
And, for reassurance, check torques again a week or so later.
 
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