8 lugs of toil

Living in Juneau, I’ve owned mostly 3/4 ton trucks.  There’s not far to drive here, so gas mileage is less important than having  a vehicle to tow my boat and haul firewood.  Changing studded tires to summer tires is a chore in itself.  But changing old ford F250 tires is even more of a treat.  Each lug is fine threaded.  So you can’t just get it started and it spins off with the 4 way wrench.  You have to turn every lug every turn to get it off.  32 times.  The old trucks have 8 lugs per wheel.  Only took me an hour to do over lunch yesterday, and glad it’s done.  Next tool in my list is an impact wrench. –

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