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    Yesterday on my way home from work, I had the opportunity to work on a 37 Packard coupe! Came up on them and noticed a problem, wobbly rear tire.
    I got to use not one but two Big Hammers! to remove the wheel center knock off. The hub bolts where loose, tighten them up and again used two Big Hammers to tighten the knock off. The couple had just bought the street rod in StLoius and where headed home to Ohio.

  • #2
    that's great you were able to help them in distress using only two BIG hammers.
    I never understood how someone can buy a car and then travel a long distance in it without going over it first. Especially a classic car... maybe they are to cheap
    FOR transport it
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"

    Mitch's Auto Service ctr


    • #3
      My friend had a wheel come off on his 1929 Stutz because he mounted two of the hub on the wrong side. This allowed the spinner to work loose. Luckily the damage wasn't too severe and he got it repaired OK, but this sure sucks when it happens on a new restoration.


      • #4
        Some folk just have a bad day, then Tom Terrific drives by... I'd say they learned their Wesen...


        • #5
          "TOM TERRIFIC"!!!--Now thet's FUNNY!!!--A HERO Badge is in order!!
          Bill W.


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