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Old 03-19-2005, 10:48 PM   #1
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Default Sorex Spoked Rims - Clearance on nut wrench?


I just mounted up a set of Sorex tires and inners on Sorex spoked rims and can't get my associated wheel nut wrench to
get a good bite on the wheel nut.......no clearance for the wrench as the nut tightens.

Anybody have this problem? - are there smaller OD nuts available?

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Old 03-20-2005, 06:43 AM   #2
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Its been a long time since I had a TC3 but isnt the Associated wrench pretty big? I always used a socket. I think I had issues once with spoked rims and the cosket worked since it wasnt as thick. Dont remember the size though.
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BRP has nylon locknuts (got the pic from their website), i think this has a smaller diameter than metal locknuts
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Parma makes a combination nutdriver and allen wrench... get one of these and you should have no problems with clearance
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If you dont want to have to get new nuts try just flipping the ones you have around so the fat end of the nut is outwards. I did this too for two reasons. Better bite on the nut using any tool and to keep the nut from backing itself off the threads. Works very well.

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