Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 10:53:30 +0100
From: "Pidgeonpost" <>
Subject: Re: Got the wheel off!

"Sleeker GT Phwoar" <> wrote in message > In article <Xns96A4B5C7A987FLauraKnospam77.188.18>, > says... >> Time to head to Tire Rack after I dry off. >> > Get the opposite side checked, think about swapping a pair at a time and > consider getting the alignment checked. > > No tyre being street driven should be worn though to the belting > material. Is there not minimum tread depth laws in the US? > -- > Carl Robson > Car PC Build starts again. > Homepage: ...sounds to me like the face of the hub and the face of the wheel need a darned good clean up with a rotary wire brush in a drill maybe - but go easy if using this on the wheel as it's alloy. And wear safety specs. Wipe it all clean with white spirit, then a film of copper-based grease (not tooo much lest it find its way onto your discs or pads) on both surfaces and the threads of the wheel bolts while your hands are dirty should save a repetition. "I love the smell of Coppaslip in the morning...." Just the other three wheels to do now....! 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....

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