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Re: Brakes done, wheel install?
On Sat, 14 Nov 1998, Stuart Friedman wrote:
> With help of many I was successful in getting the rear rotors and pads
> changed on my 1993 100s today; one good unexpected outcome was that I found
Congrats. I did all four brakes yesterday on my 5KCSTQ. Its alot of work.
> All went decently well until the time came to put the wheel back on.
> Getting it all lined up was insane... used to drive Saab 9000 (quiet down)
> and they had a little nipple on the hub that you could hang the wheel on
> while you were getting things started. Maybe a properly sized stud with a
> slot in the end for a screw driver, put the stud in, hand the wheel, get a
Audi actually supplied a plastic stud that did exactly that. I found one
in the trunk of a '91 200TQ in the junk yard once.
I solved the whole stupid problem on my 5KCSTQ by installing studs in all
4 hubs. Its alot easier to change wheels now. I hate wheel bolts.
Studs/nuts are much better.
Graydon D. Stuckey
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