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    Cant remove alloys, please help!

    I thought I would give my rims a refurb ahead of new tyres on monday this weekend.

    Except I cant even get the wheels of!!!!!!

    I've never change a tyre before in my life but surely its a pretty easy thing. Jack car up, undo all nuts including locking wheel nut and then just pull the wheel off?

    Driver side wheel wont come of no matter hard I try and I cannot even undo the nuts on the passenger side. Didnt even bother with the rears!

    What more can I do, I am not sure if they are bonded or anything!!!

    If someone can remove them for me and show me Ill pay them money, beer or spirits. Postcode UB4. Otherwise any other tips suggestions? I need this by tomorrow as the wheels will take a minimum of two days to prime, paint and laquer!!
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    Nip to kwik fit etc and get there airgun to remove the nuts.

    They have been put on with a airgun way too tight

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    what about the wheel that I could remove the nuts on??? how do you get that off?
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    Get them to free the wheels off while youre there it will be real easy whilst in the air

    with the car on the ramp that is lol

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    crack the nuts with the car on the ground with a breaker bar, then jack the car up and use a hide or rubber mallet to tw@ the wheels all the way round
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    cars are safe to drive with just 4 nuts right?

    ill remove the locking nuts to save some time and just head there in the morning

    doubt places are open now



    effing sucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveCoupe View Post
    crack the nuts with the car on the ground with a breaker bar, then jack the car up and use a hide or rubber mallet to tw@ the wheels all the way round
    this worked on the driver tyre but could not even do this on the passenger side.

    rubber mallet did FA also.

    do garages use some kind of metal bonding?
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    Quote Originally Posted by haulme View Post
    this worked on the driver tyre but could not even do this on the passenger side.

    rubber mallet did FA also.

    do garages use some kind of metal bonding?
    put some beef behind it man! You got an extension bar? as long as all the weight is on the ground, you car swing like a monkey until the *******s shift

    And if the mallet didn't work, you're not swinging it hard enough. You wanna be hitting the wheel right at the endge where it meets the tyre, the furthest point from the centre to get more leverage
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    well whos putting the new tyres on if a company is putting them on then they will remvoe them off the car?
    but if they are that tight jump on the breaker bar alwasy works lol
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    put the locking nut back in , its there for a reason

    i wouldnt drive mine without all the nuts in just for the sake of a few mins saving......
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