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Old 06-12-2002, 12:07 AM
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Your lug bolts are too long and hitting the parking brake. Replace with the correct size and remember to keep five of the originals in the trunk as your spare won`t fit with the replacements you buy.

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Old 06-12-2002, 12:12 AM
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You sure you have the right size wheel and wheel bolts.....incorrect size wheel will get to close to the brake caliper and incorrect bolt (too long)will damaged your parking brakes.
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Old 06-12-2002, 12:28 AM
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Hmm...I think you guys are right because they gave me shorter bolts but I don't use them. I am going back to my garage to install that shorter bolts.
Wow..I really appreciate you guys responses to me so quickly if not, I don't think I'll be able to sleep tonite

God bless you!!

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Old 06-12-2002, 01:06 AM
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Question Hand brake locked up after changing wheels!
I just installed a new set of 18"AMG replica wheels & my car doesn't want to move forward or backward. It seems like the brake/hand brake locked out or something because the wheels don't move eventhough I stepped on the's really strange!!
Can soemone help me solve my problem, please??
I really appreciate any response on this
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Old 06-12-2002, 01:29 AM
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Lug nuts.

You may have used the over-sized. Do not attempt to force the car to move lest it creates more damage than ever imagined.
... Kerry

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