Thankyou for your response. Was the wheel on or off when this was
carried out/or taken to bits? We have tried hitting it, no luck! Oiled
it etc., to try and loosen it.
> >Firstly I am hoping it is only my bearings that are the
> problem! I
> >have replaced the full exhaust sysytem as I thought that was
> >problem! Now I have a loud humming, you could call it coming
> from the
> >rear driver side wheel and gets louder with speed! We have
> >it to be the whell bearings! Now we cannot get the wheel of
> >suggestions please please!! :? 318i 1995
> No joke. I had this once when I was in the trade and firstly
> we had to use an
> oxy torch to remove 2 wheel bolts then we found the wheel -
> like yours - had
> corroded to the hub flange.
> Again heating with the torch expanded the wheel centre enough
> to allow a bloody
> great whack with a 10lb hammer on a 3" sq strip of wood to jar
> the wheel free
> from the centre of the hub.
> When off clean away the corrosion and use copper grease to
> stop further
> corrosion there.
> Sir Hugh of Bognor
> The difference between men and boys is the price of their
> Intelligence is not knowing the answer but knowing where and
> how to find it!
> Hugh Gundersen
> Bognor Regis, W.Sussex, England, UK