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Old 04-01-2002, 07:01 AM
Bazzman Bazzman is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Yorkshire England
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Speaking as one one who has hit himself in the face with a steering wheel (twice!) , when you are ready to remove the wheel, I suggest that you refit the nut or bolt a couple of threads.

That way, when you pull really hard, and the wheel doesn't move, you don't almost lose a tooth when it suddenly lets go.

Never done this on my Mercedes but did it on a Mini and on a Triumph. Learnt how to do it after the Triumph.

Hope all goes well.


E200 Wagon 1994 108k miles.
Plus 10 or 11 Minis, including 1 Cooper and 1 Cooper S, all long gone.
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