Device for adhering lug nuts to vehicle wheels

  • US 5,452,944 A
  • Filed: 07/05/1994
  • Issued: 09/26/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/05/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A device for adhering a lug nut to a vehicle wheel about a stud-receiving opening therein to facilitate mounting of the wheel to a stud on a wheel hub of a vehicle without necessitating manual placement of the lug nut on the stud, the device comprising an annular body defining an axial opening therethrough for alignment with the stud-receiving opening in the vehicle wheel, the annular body having self-adhesive surfaces at opposite ends thereof for adhesion of one end to the vehicle wheel about the stud-receiving opening and adhesion of the other end to the lug nut, the annular body being extensible in response to extension of the stud through the stud-receiving opening, thereby to remain adhered to the wheel and to the lug nut until securement of the lug nut to the stud.

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