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Re: wire wheel prep

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Subject: Re: wire wheel prep
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 09:46:10 -0700
With the eared knock-offs, I tighten them as far as possible by hand, then
by hammer at least 90 degrees more (one quarter turn).


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

on 8/21/06 6:12 PM, bjshov8 at wrote:

> I have a related question- how tight do you tighten the center cap?  The
> center of my wheel is tapered and the nut has a tapered hole, so the nut
> doesn't tighten down suddenly but tightens gradually.  I put the wheels on,
> tightened them down as much as I thought was appropriate, and one of the
> nuts loosened up within 10 miles.
>> With brand new hubs and wheels there is almost no rotational play in the
>> wheel. 

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