[Healeys] Hub nuts finally off!

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 22:38:37 MDT 2017


Ira Erbs
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     (______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
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1967 MGB  [image: MG]

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On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:01 PM, Michael MacLean <rrengineer.mike at att.net>

> Thanks to everyone on the list for their advice and encouragement with
> getting the hub nuts off the diff.  I got them off tonight using the hub
> nut tube socket from John Sims. (Thanks John). One of the nuts was
> partially off and it was easy work to get it off the rest of the way.  The
> other nut was a different story.  I thought I was going to have to get the
> torch out to loosen it up.  Turns out a 24 inch breaker bar with half of my
> jack handle tubing as a cheater extension worked.  I thought I would break
> the breaker bar just before there was a loud crack when the nut let go.
> After that, it was easy to turn it off the rest of the way by hand.  Now to
> get the hubs off.  Thanks everyone!
> Mike MacLean
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