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8mm hex driver

Postby jorgo » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:29 pm

Hey guys, i've just recnetly got my super 300's but now need an 8mm driver for the wheel nuts. The only catch is they have to fit inside my eritex hubs, which have a 10mm ID. Has anyone come across a driver that will fit without alot of grinding down? Whats everyone running with their VP wheels?

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Re: 8mm hex driver

Postby Rec0n » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:42 am

I will see if I can get the outer diameter of these screwdrivers from Germany overnight. I use a 5mm for computer motherboard stand-offs and a 7mm one for my RC car wheel nuts already...cost me about $9.00 each from memory - staff discount...

I can get any Wurth tools fairly cheap so if they are of interest, just let me know. ;-)
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Re: 8mm hex driver

Postby Dattomq » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:59 am

Good work Steve.
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Re: 8mm hex driver

Postby jorgo » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:36 pm

They look good. Any luck with measuring the OD of the 8mm? If it fits i'd be keen for one :)
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Re: 8mm hex driver

Postby Rec0n » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:51 pm

Damn. Ze Germans haven't got back to me, but my 7mm hex measures 10.9mm Ø, so I think we can assume it will be bigger than that - even only a small amount.

Are you able to just turn the ID out to a slightly larger size? Seems odd that they would have such a tight access when a spanner or hex driver to suit would have to be weakened just so it fits.

You got a pic of the issue?
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Re: 8mm hex driver

Postby jorgo » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:56 pm

I haven't got any pics at the moment. The regular cvd's etc use a m4 nut and thread which fits inside the hubs fine, but the super 300's have a m5. which needs the bigger driver, which is a very tight squeeze without drilling out the hub. I really don;t want to drill the hub out because they arn't being made anymore. If i can't find one to fit (off the shelf) i'll contiune to sand / grind down an old 8mm driver i have.
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