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Re: Knock-off hubs

To: "îøèéï øåâåáéï" <>,
Subject: Re: Knock-off hubs
From: "Telewest \(PH\)" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 14:39:11 -0000
Knock-off spinners rather than hubs, and on mine the 'left' and 'right' on
the spinners refers to the side of the car.  If in doubt (ho ho) holding the
spinner stationary while the wheel rotates as if the car were travelling in
a forward direction should tighten it, both sides.  Which is why after a few
miles they are always tighter than when you put them on.  Which is why you
should never tow a wire-wheel car in reverse for any distance - the wheels
come off.  Which is why reversing a car in a tight circle can free a seized
spinner on an inside wheel.

The threads are the other way round i.e. the right-hand thread is on the
left of the car and vice-versa.

----- Original Message -----
From: "nxhio xebeaio" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 11:59 AM
Subject: Knock-off hubs

> Got into an argument today with someone over the correct side for wire
> hubs.
> I said the spinners are marked 'left' and 'right' according to the side of
> the car they should be on as you sit in the drivers seat.
> He claimed that 'left' and 'right' referred to the thread on the hubs only
> and that mine were reversed.
> We argued about the physics of it for a while and then gave up trying to
> convince each other.

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