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Splitting Z4 rims

Discussion in 'Z4 Roadster & Coupé' started by MAURICE THE MARTIAN, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

    MAURICE THE MARTIAN Zorg Guru (V)
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    I have decided to refurb my wheels on the Zed,but cant get hold of the key to undo all those nuts that hold it together, been to my local mota spares,halfrauds and even tried bmw dealership,(they said they werent meant to be seperated,hence they dont sell them)
    So anyone got any idea where i can get one please.
    :ymalien:
     
  2. GazHyde

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    Just did a bit of googling and came up with this discussion on removing bolts from Style 108 BBS split rims.

    Split rim tool linky

    Gary
     
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    Hi

    Be careful splitting the rims Maurice
    I knew somebody who went out business
    due to a badly reassemble wheel :(
    The wheel must have come apart, this was on race car
    He was an experienced fitter as well
    He was taken to the cleaners
     
  4. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    So i need a 8mm 12 spline key, Cheers for that , i`ll try screwfix tomoz .
    Dont worry if i do ever manage to split them i`ll be using a thread locking compound on reassembly.After all dont want 3 wheels on my Zed :D
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