On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Greg Johnson wrote:
> Roger Garnett wrote:
> > G.J. writes:
> > Permanantly locked nut? How so? They should come apart.
> The threaded rod has a slot in it, and the nut was peened over, to fill
> the slot. It appears the nut has to be cut in this place. Ever come
> across this before?
This is the standard way to secure axle nuts (the big nut in the center of
the wheel) on some cars (Fi*ts).
You are supposed to buy a new nut and secure it in the same way. Usually
these nuts can be used 2 or 3 times though, if you are careful when you
undo the "dent" in the nut.
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