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Old 11-04-2008, 09:18 AM   #16
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Numerous people have told me that driving with the bolts hand tight would cause stress to the bearing? I plan on taking the car around the block very slowly with the bolts hand tightened this evening (by hand tight I mean torqued to 1 ft. lbs).
you dont need to drive far, just drive in a circle (oposite direction of the wheel that got stuck, if it's drivers side wheel got stuck then drive in a circle turning right, or vice versa, you need to put some load on that wheel that got stuck)
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:27 AM   #17
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Got'em off. It ended up being on the two wheels on the driver's side that needed to be loosened.

Thanks guys, im all set for winter

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