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Advice needed, Wheel Nut Jammed On VF SSV Wheel

luckyfly

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Ok, Firstly I found that the suggested 22mm socket doesn't fit the VF SSV S1 wheel nuts, fits the VF S2 SV6 wheel nuts fine. The 23mm Socket felt ok but rounded the outer wheel nut cover (who thought a thin metal cover over the nut itself was a good idea?) and welded itself to the nut. Anyway angle grinded the socket and managed to pry it off the wheel nut.

Now Im left with a well rounded nut or cover really and no idea how to get the nut off. See photo's, any suggestions welcome. Keep in mind I cannot get angle grinder anywhere near it now as wheel is right there.
 

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See if there is a socket that will need persuasion to go on. Tap it on and get it off. You may need to sacrifice a socket.
 

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See if there is a socket that will need persuasion to go on. Tap it on and get it off. You may need to sacrifice a socket.
seems about the only way, I agree. Already stuffed one, may aswell be 2. Thanks.
 

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Goodbye 7/8" socket, Hello wheel off! Got it Cheers!
Well done,

Hope the wheel stud is still ok ?

I am guessing a tap with the knock stick would have been enough to shock it, to get it off,
Its amazing how knock sticks work and come in handy sometimes :p
 
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