Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 00:13:57 GMT From: "Bill Jackson" <wjacksonnospamester.rr.com> Subject: Re: Got the wheel off!
I've had it that bad! Every year when I chagne over the wheels on my 9-5 to and from the summer to winter I had to beat the crap out of the wheels to get them off. One year I had to resort to driving the car a couple of blocks with the lugs loose to break them. I've taken to the advice in the previous note, each time I clean the hubs up with a wire wheel on the drill, then a good coating of anti-sieze (copper based grease) Since then, I haven't had to kill myself to get my wheels off, but if I dont' do it each crossover, it's back to banging and pounding "Sleeker GT Phwoar" <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message news:MPG.1d582bf227716df598b261nospam.individual.net... > In article <dckrf8$lua$1nospam6.svr.pol.co.uk>, Pidgeonpostnospambrain.com > says... >> I've never had this severe a problem - could it be Laura lives near the >> coast? Maybe electrolytic corrosion 'cos of steel against alloy....? Send >> your suggestions on a postcard.... >> > I agree with you. Either Galvanic or electrolytic corrosion welding the > two together. > > I've never had it that bad. Had some stick a little sometimes, but a > good clout, followed by a cleanup and copper grease stopped it happening > again. > -- > Carl Robson > Car PC Build starts again. http://smallr.com/rz > Homepage: http://www.bouncing-czechs.com