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Post by Coupe Racing » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:26 am

what was it like with the old wheels?
are you using a spacer now - if yes - then that could be the issue


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Post by adamwilkes » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:31 am

Just to state the blindingly obvious - check that the wheel is sitting down on the hub properly ! Small obstacle could be hiding in a corner.


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Post by gtcse8 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:34 am

IF the wobble is IN and OUT rather than UP and DOWN then try putting the Original wheel back on and try that.
It may be the centre of the hub was not turned back just far enough for the TVR wheel to sit flat.
And the seller did mention this :?:
There was some concern many years ago about a batch of early hubs not being concentric to the stub axle, but I would have thought they would have all been changed by now.

Interestingly I have just had an enquirey from a TVR owner about buying my spare Wolfrace alloys to fit his car. :lol:


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Post by pdedsddd » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:59 am

Coupe Racing wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:26 am
what was it like with the old wheels?
are you using a spacer now - if yes - then that could be the issue
hi, the old wheels were painted black so it didn’t stand out, not using spacers. but i’ll Check this. Many thanks pd
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Post by pdedsddd » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:04 am

gtcse8 wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:34 am
IF the wobble is IN and OUT rather than UP and DOWN then try putting the Original wheel back on and try that.
It may be the centre of the hub was not turned back just far enough for the TVR wheel to sit flat.
And the seller did mention this :?:
There was some concern many years ago about a batch of early hubs not being concentric to the stub axle, but I would have thought they would have all been changed by now.

Interestingly I have just had an enquirey from a TVR owner about buying my spare Wolfrace alloys to fit his car. :lol:
hi, yes , it was in & out.... but they don’t rely on the centre hub for location... as the wheel hub centre is larger . Just on the tapered seats & 60 degree tapered nuts. Will check though what you have suggested. The seller was a Scimitar & TVR specialist.... said I may have remove metal from the wheel hub.... but didn’t need too.Many thanks Pd



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Post by pdedsddd » Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:41 pm

adamwilkes wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:31 am
Just to state the blindingly obvious - check that the wheel is sitting down on the hub properly ! Small obstacle could be hiding in a corner.
hi all, well........ Got a chance to check the wheels today & concentrated on the one that was running out. Couple of you were right,it wasn't sitting down on the hub properly. The back of the wheels are not machined at all (rough casting) there was a tell tail sign , the centre of the wheel at the back had a lip of aluminium pushed up where it was catching on a step on the bearing hub. So I trimmed about 1mm out of the wheel centre ,using a rotory file. Refitted & removed again & there was no marks on the wheel at all. Other side seemed fine , but did the same on that one too.
Fitted new track rod ends , drop links , & tracked up.......... Think I was blinded with the excitement of fitting the wheels :D .
Many thanks all of you..... Pointed me in the right direction👍.
Cheers pd



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