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Re: Refurbishing wire wheels

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Subject: Re: Refurbishing wire wheels
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 12:41:08 -0700
That makes sense, if the splines are worn. But the wheels might need
replacing for other reasons besides the splines, of course.

on 10/7/02 12:19 PM, Lambdin, Mike at wrote:

> Bill,
> It's just common sense. When you replace a clutch you also replace the
> pressure plate and through-out bearing; change the oil and install a new oil
> filter; new brakes, bleed the system. And so on, and so on. If the splines on
> the wheels are worn those on the axles can't be too far behind. Some have told
> me that I go to extremes, at times, but when it comes to stopping the car it's
> better safe than sorry.
> Just my opinion.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Meyer []
> Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 2:58 PM
> To: Lambdin, Mike; nxhio xebeaio; MG List
> Subject: Re: Refurbishing wire wheels
> Mike,
> You've hit on a very good point: when replacing wire wheels with new, you
> really need new hubs as well, which roughly doubles the cost.
> Bill


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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