If the wheels were a 'softer' steel, possibly by design, wouldn't the wheels
tend to wear on the inside prior to the hub splines wearing? Change wheels,
say, 4 times to every hub change?
JUst a thought.
> 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 email@example.com 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.
> > 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
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