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Old 03-04-2011, 09:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wheels siezed to hubs and stripped lug bolts

I've got a set of newer 2005+ 16" Tacoma wheels on my '99 Tacoma. When I take them off to swap on the winter wheels I've noticed the wheels like to sieze themselves to the hubs. I've improved the situation by lubing the hub faces with copper anti-sieze. I've also had a few lug nuts partially strip upon removal. Has anyone had similar problems, and found a solution?
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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rotate your tires often and clean the areas often if rust shows. i dont know what kinda of spray you can use to help prevent rusting.
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And in addition. Aluminum and steel don't corrode well together. If the rims (or especially lugs) are aluminum and the spinles are steel they tend to try to fuse themselves together.

Last year I replaced my stock lugs with some aluminum lugs that I picked up with the intent of ridding myself of the partially rusted not asthetically pleasing stockers.

Within 6 months the aluminum lugs corroded and seized themselves to the studs so bad that I had to drill 6 of them down in their entirety (lugs and studs) to get the wheels back off.

I tried everything to avoid from having to do this... pentrant oils, heat, leverage, etc. But once there welded on there chemically...good luck.

And to note. they were put on with a healthy dose of anti-seize and this was still the results.
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A good cleaning with a wire wheel attachment on a drill and NOT copper antisieze but the silver stuff.
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A good cleaning with a wire wheel attachment on a drill and NOT copper antisieze but the silver stuff.
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get everything super clean.
check to make sure the hub hole on the wheel has not become out of round, or has been squished.
if so, lightly grind out the weird spots.
lots of anti-sieze (i use silver).
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lots of anti-sieze (i use silver).
I'd recommend just a thin coat, if you get too thick you run some risks of the wheel loosening up on you, be especially careful about getting it down in blind hole lug nuts so you don't hydro lock the fastener. Re-torquing after about 50 miles would probably be smart with anti-seize use.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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rotate tires every 5000 miles and it solves the problem...usually
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vapor barrier plastic between the steel hub and alum rim will stop the 2 from seizing together. Zinc based anti-seize will stop the nuts seizing. A light coat of white grease will also do.
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