Rounded and seized wheel nut options.

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Re: Rounded and seized wheel nut options.

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i see lots of regular servicing by well trained professionals with well equiped tool boxes has been going on with lots of vans.....

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billy739 wrote:i see lots of regular servicing by well trained professionals with well equiped tool boxes has been going on with lots of vans.....

Unfortunately i bought a golf off a well trained professional with a well equipped tool box. £10 halfrauds socket was cheapest/quickest/easiest fix as i had a bag of spare nuts in me garage anyway.

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Re: Rounded and seized wheel nut options.

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How rounded off are they?
Do you have a really good quality 6 point socket i.e snap on or a like not cheap chinese crap.
What wheels are you running. Alloys or steelies.
If 6 sided spcket just slips off then can you get a good 12 point 18mm and hammer it on then crack it off.

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Re: Rounded and seized wheel nut options.

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Firstly a Happy New Year to you!

Secondly, a result on the wheel bolts. 5 foot long scaffold bar and some heat did the trick. All 5 bolts cracked undone after a bit of heat was played over the heads. Job done!

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Re: Rounded and seized wheel nut options.

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Good news

...and thanks for coming back to tell us the outcome, it all helps.
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