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How to replace front wheel stud without removing hub?

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How to replace front wheel stud without removing hub?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

there are only 3 bolts holding the hub and the axle bolt... do you have the rotor off?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

does the hub have a accees notch

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
To access the three bolts?
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

no to snake in a stud... most have a notch

Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No notch
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

ive cheated in a pinch and ground some of the stud base flat below the nurl to snake it it... other then that its unbolt the hub to gain access

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok. So ground the stud where?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
At the head?the splines?
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

at the head so its easier to snake it in.. or if there are shorter studs available that works also..but the parts guy will need to match up the knurl//splines

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok. Thanks.
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  john aka eaut replied 3 months ago.

any luck?

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