Corsa-C Rear Wheel Hub Removal?

Discussion in 'Corsa' started by Spleurker, Mar 30, 2007.

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    Spleurker Guest

    My wife says the handbrake on her Corsa isn't working well.
    I'm hoping to get the job done tomorrow, but I don't have a socket to
    undo the hub nuts. I would like to pick one up today, but she has the
    car at work so I can't have a look at the hubs to see what size socket
    fits the nuts.
    Does anybody know what size socket I need?
    Spleurker, Mar 30, 2007
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    Mike Guest

    Probably either 17mm or 19mm, they are the popular sizes. Most local car
    shops have those extending
    wheelbraces that are angled over at one end, and have a reversible socket
    with those 2 sizes on. They arent expensive either.

    Mike, Mar 30, 2007
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    Mike Guest

    Mike, Mar 30, 2007
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    me140 Guest

    I can't remember if it is 27mm or 30mm. Check the cables haven't frayed
    where they go through the slides on the axle.
    me140, Mar 30, 2007
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    Mike Guest

    Oops! Methinks you are right. I misunderstood when I was recommending one of
    those wheelbrace thingys.

    Mike, Mar 31, 2007
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    me140 Guest

    Remembered it is 27 mm

    me140, Mar 31, 2007
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    Spleurker Guest

    Yes it's 27mm.
    Thanks for the replies.
    Spleurker, Apr 1, 2007
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