[V8] UFO screw
cpcycle at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 4 22:32:05 PST 2007
My BMW's have a set screw to hold the rotors on place also.
I touch the threads with a dab of anti seize to prevent
them from getting stuck.
>From: Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net>
>Sent: Nov 4, 2007 7:02 PM
>To: Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net>
>Cc: v8 at audifans.com, 200q20v at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: UFO screw
>On Nov 4, 2007, at 12:44 PM, Kneale Brownson wrote:
>> So I'm concerned about having to replace a wheel on the road if a
>> tire problem developed, especially in the dark of night with
>> traffic whizzing by.
>I stopped using the set screws a few years ago. I never found it to
>be a significant burden to align the rotor, hub, and wheel, IMHO. I
>wouldn't sweat it, unless there's some purpose to the screw besides
>making wheel installation easier. I just put a wheel on, align it to
>the rotor (easy to do, the rotor spins pretty freely), and then spin
>the two together until a lug bolt I'm pressing pops into the hub a bit.
>But, most of the time it was with the luxury of time, some light, and
>a driveway :-)
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