tightened the niuts up way beyond what you are supposed to
danny1 wrote:there was still a small bit of play between the plate and the bolt - like a mm of movement so that the wheel was nto tight up against the plate.
danny1 wrote:could i just fix this with some proper robust washers to fill the gap where the play is happening...if so is there a special type of washer for this?
Chris F wrote:Is it a space saver or a full size wheel? If it's a space saver it nmight not be the original one from the car. Did you get the car from new and have you used it before. If it's a concern I would go to a srapyard and get another full sized spare wheel. Also how bad was the puncture? If it's a minor leak you can get those cannisters of compressed gas plus a sealant which can make a temporary repain. I carry one in the van in case of emergencies.
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