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First one in a car for years. All was going smoothly. I even managed to get the wheel nuts off with the wheel brace in with the jack, however it did bend a bit. I pulled on the rim and nothing happened. By luck I had a big rubber mallet in the back so with the spare under the car I belted the bejesus out of the rim from the inside and finally after 5 minutes of solid belting I got the rim off.... Guys I implore you at some stage of doing servicing take off the rims and smear around some antiseize grease. It will save a lot of headaches down the road... Or beaten track...
 

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I don't know about Range Rovers however some cars are designed so that the wheel corrodes to the hub to help keep the wheel attached so be careful adding anti seize grease.
 

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Mine usually all come off now and again so I can clean and polish the inside of the rims.... :oops:



....Yea I live to polish.
 

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lotus said:
I don't know about Range Rovers however some cars are designed so that the wheel corrodes to the hub to help keep the wheel attached so be careful adding anti seize grease.
:lol: Are those the new models with sealed doors so the interior stays clean?
 

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lotus said:
I don't know about Range Rovers however some cars are designed so that the wheel corrodes to the hub to help keep the wheel attached so be careful adding anti seize grease.
I thought that is what the wheel nuts were for. I've found when done up tight they do a marvellous job. :D Last night was the first time I've had to take a wheel off the Rangie. This weekend all the hubs will get anti seize. justincase someone not so burly as myself has to change wheel next time, besides it's not agood look crawling under the car in a parking lot swearing and pounding away on a rim with a mallet..
 

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Mine usually all come off now and again so I can clean and polish the inside of the rims.... :oops:



....Yea I live to polish.
I remember changing the airbags on the Classic and having both rear wheels off. As the were mucky at the back I took them outside and put the hose on them.
It made bugger all difference.
I've never attempted to clean the back of wheel since.
 

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Tim (Scotland) said:
Tango said:
Mine usually all come off now and again so I can clean and polish the inside of the rims.... :oops:



....Yea I live to polish.
I remember changing the airbags on the Classic and having both rear wheels off. As the were mucky at the back I took them outside and put the hose on them.
It made bugger all difference.
I've never attempted to clean the back of wheel since.
I'll take some before and after shots next time I do em, :geek: My hurricanes look rather smart when you can see the grey/silver gleaming behind the spokes. :mrgreen:
 
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