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RE: the lads at work

Lee M. Levitt decided to speak these words:

>I've heard that one approach to disengaging a stuck wheel is to partially
>loosen but not remove the lug nuts (or studs) and gently lower the vehicle
>to the ground. The weight of the vehicle will do the trick.
>Would this damage the threads on the studs?

I doubt this would even work on our cars since they are hubcentric.  If 
you were to move the car laterally, sure, but vertical force wouldnt do 
it based on my understanding...