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Question 03 Lug Nut Help!

I have a 2003 F250 4x4 6.0 PSD with a build date of 03/2003 and I can't seem to find the right lug nuts. I ordered some 14mm x 1.5 and they didn't work but that is what all the application guides said was the right one. When I bought the truck it had the factory wheels and factory lug nuts on it so I konw it's stock. What other size could they be? I know the 02 and older had 14mm x 2.0 would there be a chance these are the correct ones? I have looked through other threads but haven't found the answer i'm looking for.

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it might be a coarse versus fine thread problem. my 03 is coarse...


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it might be a coarse versus fine thread problem. my 03 is coarse...
Thats what I was thinking to. So would that be a 14mm x 2.0? I am not to familiar with how the different sizes of lug nuts work. They have to make this crap so fricken confusing.

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My late 99 has the course lugs and it takes the 14mm X 2.0's but when getting them think you still have to say fine or course thread

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My late 99 has the course lugs and it takes the 14mm X 2.0's but when getting them think you still have to say fine or course thread
I am trying to order them online and it says the thread size is 14mm x 2.0, I always thought the 2.0 was the length but I think it might be the thread, which would make sense if the 1.5 is fine and 2.0 is coarse. I am in the outstanding country of Iraq right now so I can't just run down to the lovely uniformed parts store.

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The 2.0 or 1.5 is the thread pitch.

03+ should use the 14mmx1.5

99-02 used the 14mmx2.0
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The 2.0 or 1.5 is the thread pitch.

03+ should use the 14mmx1.5

99-02 used the 14mmx2.0
That is what I have been reading but there lies the problem. I have a 2003 with a 6.0 and 14mm x 1.5 will not work on my truck. I know the charts say it should fit but it doesn't.

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ok--can you kind of half-arsed thread the thing on, as in, is the diameter right and the threads will only catch for maybe1/3 to 1/2 of a turn?

if so, wrong pitch. if the thread wont engage at all, you have the wrong diameter nut.


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ok--can you kind of half-arsed thread the thing on, as in, is the diameter right and the threads will only catch for maybe1/3 to 1/2 of a turn?

if so, wrong pitch. if the thread wont engage at all, you have the wrong diameter nut.
Ok, I am doing this all over the phone because I am still in Iraq so I am doing the best I can. Anyway they are the correct diameter and they "act like" they want to start is what I was told. Does that mean I need 14mm x 2.0.

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