JT & JL factory lugs not the same

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So people on here said they were but I tightened the hell of of them on JL and Alloy wheels but one lug always comes loose. Wth ... Everywhere I went o line says they are same 22mm
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M14mm x 1.5 Jeep Wrangler JL 2018-

1/2 in. x 20 tpi Jeep Wrangler JK 2007-2018
 

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Most of the sockets used are 22mm to tighten the nuts, but like mentioned the lug thread is 14x1.5.

Keep in mind the torque setting for the JL & JT nuts is much higher than the previous JK models, it's now 130 ft lbs, not sure but the JKs were like 90-100 I believe.
 
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I took the lugs right off the JT and put them on JL both OEM wheels. What am missing here ?
 

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I took the lugs right off the JT and put them on JL both OEM wheels. What am missing here ?
Got a pic of the lug nuts if they aren't OEM, if they are OEM nuts you should have no issues at all.
Gladiator & JL wrangler both use the same 14x1.5 conical seat nuts.
 

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The 22 MM is the socket size ; that one lug nut that loosens up ; check it ,and the stud for stripped/ damaged threads.
Use a lug nut from the spare to compare threads ..
Please use a torque wrench, after starting by hand..
 

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The 22 MM is the socket size ; that one lug nut that loosens up ; check it ,and the stud for stripped/ damaged threads.
Use a lug nut from the spare to compare threads ..
Please use a torque wrench, after starting by hand..
Good post, definitely possible a shop crossed the thread w/ an air hammer and the stud &/or nut threads are ruined.
 
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