Wheel nut size

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tomas.geoghegan
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Wheel nut size

Postby tomas.geoghegan » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:43 pm

Hi i want to buy a wheel brace for my morris minor .
Can anyone please tell me the right size i would need to give a correct fit.
Thanks in advance Tomas


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Re: Wheel nut size

Postby bmcecosse » Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:52 pm

An 18mm socket is a very close fit and more readily available these days (although I appreciate 18mm is not a 'preferred size' in the metric system.
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Re: Wheel nut size

Postby mike.perry » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:08 pm

A standard M1000 wheel nut spanner size is 3/8 Whitworth
You would be better using a socket and ratchet than a wheel brace
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Re: Wheel nut size

Postby tomas.geoghegan » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:07 am

Thanks Bmc and mike think i will use a socket.
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