[Healeys] Wheel Spinners
Richard J. Hockert
rjhco at att.net
Wed Aug 9 09:49:01 MDT 2017
I have same issue. Make sure to adequately grease the hubs. Self tighten a lot especially when driving hard.
> On Aug 9, 2017, at 5:07 AM, Peter & Veronica <greylinn at ozemail.com.au> wrote:
> ...you're probably not tightening them enough in the first place & they're just doing what they're supposed to. I give mine a hell of a lot more than a couple of light taps!
> From: Per Schoerner
> Sent: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6:38 PM
> To: Roger Grace
> Cc: Healey List
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Wheel Spinners
> Try it with the car raised from ground, much easier that way. Btw. I also only tighten them by hand and one or two blows with a rubber mallet, no point in tightening them any more than that.
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>> 9 aug. 2017 kl. 03:05 skrev Roger Grace <roggrace at telus.net>:
>> On my BJ8 with new MWS 72 spoke WW and hubs I find that the wheels are over tightening themselves particularly the front.
>> Have read the Rudge Whitworth self tightening info. but still not happy.
>> When I fit the wheels I tighten by hand then do a light couple of taps with my lead mallet.
>> After but a few miles I find that I have to really slog the spinners just to get them to move - the ol’ girl shakes all over.
>> It really is excessive and fear one day wont be able to get them to move at all – particularly on roadside.
>> What gives ?
>> Anyone else encountered this issue ?
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