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Old 04-24-2009, 11:47 PM   #3
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2008 LegacyGT Spec B


Originally Posted by khail19 View Post
You made sure to release the parking brake before trying to remove the rear rotor, right?

I've had the same wheel studs since day one, all I do is take a wire brush to the threads every time I rotate or swap wheels. I always start the nuts by hand, then use a torque wrench to tighten them. Not sure how you are going through studs so often, unless you are cross threading the nuts on with an impact gun.
Yep, I released the parking brake. Luckily, I'm not that dense. I'll try the wire brush. I always start the nuts by hand, too. And I'm careful with placing the wheels without flattening the stud threads.
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