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Re: Wheel stuck...help!

MSV96@aol.com wrote:

> I know, sounds trivial but...the left front wheel on my 87 5ktq is stuck to
> the hub and I am seeking advice on how to remove it without damage (15 x 7
> Fuchs wheel).

This is a chronic problem for me with my TSW Imolas on my '93 90. Always
happens at the front; must be something to do with all the heat from braking,

Anyway, I use a short section of 2x4, maybe 2ft long. Play around with it
in the wheen well until you get it in a place where you can use it like a
lever between the body or suspention (the hub carrier or strut work well)
and _gently_ pry the wheel off. I usually pry a little and rotate the
wheel a 1/4-1/2 turn and repeat until it's free.

You shouldn't be able to do too much damage with soft wood, but do be careful.
Don't pry against brake components, tie rods, etc. Just go _gently_ :-)

1993 90CS 70k miles