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Removing hubs from brake rotors - any suggestions

What's the easiest way to remove the hubs from my old rotors so I can move them to my new rotors. I've already tried heat and a big hammer but these hubs seem to be welded on with plenty of rust. Any suggestions on an easy way to get these off ? [img]images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]

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Re: Removing hubs from brake rotors - any suggestions

Did you knock the studs out of the rotors? I've always had better luck once the studs are out. They are always a pain in the rear. But keep workin' it.... they aren't complicated. Just stubborn.

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Re: Removing hubs from brake rotors - any suggestions

Take them to a machine shop and have them press the studs out, swap the rotors and press the new studs in. It's not expensive but if you beat the studs out and beat the new studs in, you stand a chance of damaging the holes. If the studs loose their grip and turn while you try to remove a lug nut, you'll be in real trouble.
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