[V6-12v] Anti-Seize Grease on Wheels Bolts

The CyberPoet thecyberpoet at cyberpoet.net
Wed Jul 4 09:27:56 EDT 2007

I use it on not only the bolts, but on the hub-center as well. Ever  
since I got my first Audi (in Germany) and was told to do this to  
keep the wheel from ever bonding in place...

=-= Marc Glasgow

On Jul 4, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Casimiro Izquierdo wrote:

> What is the concensus about putting anti-seize compound on wheel  
> bolts?  At Costco they refuse to put anything on the bolts.   
> Although they advertise that they hand torque the bolts and/or  
> nuts, what they seem to do is put them on with air guns and then  
> hand check them with a torque wrench - they are placed so tight  
> that it takes a three foot extension pipe to generate enough torque  
> to take them off.  I would not be putting grease on the bolts, but  
> anti-seize compound.
> I recently had four new Michelin Exalto tires put on the A6 and  
> will be installing security anti-theft bolts next week.  While I am  
> doing this I will take off all the bolts and re-install them using  
> real hand torque pressure.
> Have a happy and safe Fourth of July.
> Thank you,
> Casimiro
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