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not a dire emergency, yes it needs to be fixed but it doesn't need to be done right away. 5 lugs will be fine for a long time.
I was wondering if I should also remove the nut directly across from the broken one... So that it will be balanced? Or should I keep 5?
 

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This look like a wheel studs not a locking hub stud , need to pull the disc to get it out from behind, not a 15 minutes job
You are assuming it’s a disc. My hunch is it’s not. Replacing a stud on a drum brake is really easy. :)
 

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I was wondering if I should also remove the nut directly across from the broken one... So that it will be balanced? Or should I keep 5?

no need, it won't be unbalanced, just drive it until you have time to repair it in a few days, weeks, months.
and if you want peace of mind, change the other 5 when doing it.
 
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no need, it won't be unbalanced, just drive it until you have time to repair it in a few days, weeks, months.
and if you want peace of mind, change the other 5 when doing it.
Well... I broke another lug off. With just a few ft lbs of torque. Just tightening the nut. Now I can't trust any of those studs!
 

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