Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 10:05:15 -0400
From: "BL" <>
Subject: Re: So how to I get the &$*%( wheel off the car?

Take a 2"x4" and lay it across the rim on the inside edge( to protect the rim). Hit the block of wood with a sledge. The rubber mallet works, but it tends to bounce off the tire more than unseizing the rim. Use antisieze on the mating surfaces when reinstalling the tire. Get the guys at the tire rack to do this on your other wheels while they have the car up on the hoist. BL "Laura K" <> wrote in message news:Xns96A3EFDAE7BA2LauraKnospam77.188.18... > Flat tire on a 1997 900 SE Talladega. Right front (passenger side). > Manual transmission in reverse with parking brake on.. > Get the jack under it and the car jacked up OK. The bolts are off. The > Saab > thing on the inside is off. > But I can't pull the wheel off! > It's like there's something holding it on. The wheel will turn a bit > forward > and then back, but absolutely will not come off. Gave it a couple of > whacks. > No joy. > Had someone help me. Still no go. > What am I missing? > >

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