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    Hey guys I just got some new repro emblems for my car and having a tough time getting the speed nuts to tighten up on the new studs. Any better kind of self cutting nuts I can use?
     
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    Are they the original nuts?

    Did you over tighten them?

    It could be the reproduction emblem as the issue...the studs are smaller in diameter or the the cheap metal/chrome allowed the speed nut to spin.....

    You can try a smaller speed-nut but be careful not to break the stud......some old school hardware stores have some of different sizes......
     
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    Your best bet is to go with the Auveco Products speed nuts. They have good quality automotive hardware, not the cheap stuff that most automotive stores sell.
    Let me know the emblem stud diameter and I'll check my inventory. I purchased a couple boxes of different size speed nuts.
     
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      Have you considered 3M double sided emblem tape?
       
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      I agree buy quality speed nuts makes a big difference.
       
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      If the correct sized nut spins on the stud, just smack the top of the nut with a hammer to close up the hole and reduce its diameter.
       
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