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What caused all 5 lug studs to break? How do I replace them?

All 5 studs broke off my rear axle and my rim and tire came off. I put on 24" rims giving me very little clearance in the wheel well. Could this have caused this problem? But now that the problem happened, how can I replace the studs for the lug nuts?

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The 24" wheel caused the problem. The car is designed to have 15" wheels on it. The added weight and stress from the monstrous tires is too much for the little studs.

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