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Put a couple of lug nuts back on about three turns or so and with the vehicle supported on a good sturdy jack, give the tire a really good shot with a baseball bat, steel pipe etc.on the inside (hit the tire, not the wheel, unless it's a steel not aluminum one) WD40 or other solvent sprayed in through the stud holes often helps when doing this. Sounds crude but just about every shop has a steel pipe etc for exactly that use.
Don't try this using a standard bumper jack or the car can fall on you!
Clean around the hub before replacing the wheel as that is where they generally get stuck.

Posted on May 14, 2010

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