Originally Posted by dowgars
Three weeks ago I lost the drivers side rear wheel just after entering the freeway going about 45 MPH. The wheel jumped the freeway barrier and hit four cars (The highway patrol said). Thank goodness no one was injured as far as I know. Cars were damaged. All eight lugs were sheared off with about 1/2 inch showing. The tires were recently rotated at an excellent mechanics shop. The conclusion from the way they were sheared was over-tightening. I was told 140 pounds is correct. Best
Sorry to hear what happened.
I am seeing a scary pattern here!
Besides studs, what other damage did your vehicle sustain? Any pics?
I am just settling with the shop insurance from when mine did the same thing. 99 miles after new tires put on.