[Healeys] Knock off grease

John Vrugtman javrugtman at htcnet.org
Mon Nov 19 14:18:58 MST 2012

On my 66, also with both repro knock offs and hubs, I note that three 
come off and on easily, but one
seems to have a thread mismatch, which makes it somewhat harder to 
remove, but not really difficult.
Perhaps some recent repros are worse.

64/66 BJ8s

On 11/19/2012 3:27 PM, warthodson at aol.com wrote:
> A friend recently had great difficulty removing two knock-offs. I don't think
> he over tightened them & he definitely greased the threads as will as the
> splines. They went on apparently normally. I am not sure what is wrong be
> there must be some miss-match between the threads on the hubs & on the
> knock-offs. The knock offs & the hubs were both repros, but tno necessarily
> the same source. I agree, wheel bearing grease should be all that is
> required.
> Gary
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BJ8 Healeys <sbyers at ec.rr.com>
> To: healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Sent: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 8:32 am
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Knock off grease
> I've never used anything but the same grease I use to lubricate the wheel
> bearings and splines -- high-temp wheel bearing grease.  I've never
> experienced knockoffs that were that hard to remove.  What is your procedure
> for tightening them?  How frequently do you re-lubricate them?
> Steve Byers
> HBJ8L/36666
> BJ8 Registry
> Havelock, NC  USA
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