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Alloy wheel really stuck fast to the hub, any practical avoidance steps?

Last night, in the wee small hours, I set about changing the brake discs (rotors) and pads on my 2012 VW Golf. I lifted the car off the ground and removed all of the wheel bolts. I then found that ...
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What methods are commonly used to remove a rusted and stuck rear wheel hub and bearing assembly?

I have a 2000 hyundai accent and I'm currently unable to remove the wheel hub and bearing assembly on one side due to rust. I'm so close to the finish line, but I am already over budget due to needing ...
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How can you identify if a wheel hub stud is fatigued or stretched?

I know you can tell if a wheel hub stud is damaged based on the condition of its threads. However I have also seen people say you cannot tell the condition of a stud based on visual inspection alone, ...
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Did wheel bearing need to be removed in order to remove and add new stud?

I previously asked question(What can cause a wheel to fall off/hub to break?) as my wheel hub stud snapped and answers said all that needed doing was putting new studs and nuts in. Mechanic said ok ...