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Re: Wire Wheels help

To: "Frank W Phillips JR" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Wire Wheels help
From: "Bill Meyer" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 12:36:45 -0700
First, place a hardwood block against the hub (it sticks out beyond the
wheel a bit).  Pound the block with a heavy steel hammer, preferably while
somebody is pulling and rocking on the wheel.

The ultimate is to loosen the hub nut and take some tight turns with that
wheel on the inside.  Honestly, did this years ago with a Jag, and it

----- Original Message -----
From: Frank W Phillips JR <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 10:17 AM
Subject: Wire Wheels help

> Greetings! It has been about a year since my last post to the list. A
> new baby and new house later and I'm back working on my poor old B.
> My 69B is a major project that is costly fun.
> My question... This car has not moved on its own power in around 10
> years and the front wire wheels are stuck on the hubs. What method
> can I use to attempt to free the wheels from the hubs?
> Also, what's the best way to remove the steering wheel?
> Thanks in advance.
> Frank Phillips,
> University of Florida
> phone: 352-392-3900 fax: 352-392-7428

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