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Re: Wheel bolt sheared off, which new bolts?
Any nut or bolt to be torqued, MUST be DRY. Otherwise they WILL be OVERTIGHTENED.
Therefore wheel bolts too should be dry & clean. Also oily bolts attract muck, which makes them tight. Garage monkeys
them again, and so on
So IMHO put away your grease,
& copperslip, find your wire brush.
Except for between ally wheel & Steel hub, then copperslip is essential.
Just my 2d of experience.
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Currently in Nottnoc's garage:
2008 Scenic Mk2 Dynamique 1.6 K4M 782. 1998 BMW K1100LTSE, 1994 MotoGuzzi Caifornia 3 LAPD, 1972 Norton Commando, 2010 Trafic SL29 M9R782 115, Lots of tools, Camping Gear & Booze