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Old 03-11-2000, 12:53 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Gainesville FL
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Originally posted by mr benz:
I dont understand how to center a the rimm on the lugnut instead of the hub could u please explain how to do it.?

Aftermarket wheels often have irregular wholes in the center as they achieve their "proper" position on the car by that which is achieved when the lugs are tightened, usually into a champhered lug hole (hopefully at least).

A factory MB wheel centers itself onto the car on the hub. The hole in the center of the wheel determines the center of the installed position. Try positioning a factory wheel. If someone in the car holds the brake you can spin the wheel on the hub and the lugbolt hole will pass by direct on center. Does that help?

Steve Brotherton
Owner 24 bay BSC
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26 years MB technician
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