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shaggy33
2011.03.09, 04:39 AM
Is there a knack to getting the rear wheel on that sits on the opposite side to diff unit (nearside for UK drivers, off side for US!).
I have real trouble trying to press the wheel down to squeeze rubber o-ring on shaft so enough thread is exposed for wheel nut to bite.

Silly question i know but there must be a knack to it that I haven't discovered!

Skv012a
2011.03.09, 04:43 AM
They should all fit fine and all the way. What diff are you using? Which wheels?

shaggy33
2011.03.09, 05:14 AM
Hi there
Using various wheels that come with the autoscale shells and all standard kit diffs.
EG, current car that I can't get wheel on is ferrari F430

Do I need the o ring or can i replace with washer or something thinner?

MXMRCR
2011.03.09, 05:55 AM
hi, i'm pretty sure on a stock diff the o-ring is there just to keep the part that locates onto wheel inplace, try taking the o-ring off all together and then fitting the wheel, hope this works.

Skv012a
2011.03.09, 05:55 AM
I don't think the stock gear diffs even have O rings on them. Ball diffs do and you do need it there. So back to my question, what diff are you using/can you just take a few pics of this phenomenon?

shaggy33
2011.03.09, 06:39 AM
What an idiot I am!! You're right the o-ring is only there to keep the drive fitting on the shaft!!

Now I feel really stupid

MXMRCR
2011.03.09, 06:42 AM
glad to help mate:D