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Old 15-09-2019, 12:07 PM   #5
Derek-Eddleston
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Originally Posted by j3ggo View Post
The answer is a definite yes and they come as standard in Mercedes tool kits. Don't just use one, use two because that will prevent the front (free spinning) wheels from moving out of alignment and with cars fitted with very large discs, the use of just one can easily cause the barrel and the disc to hit each other. Even on the back wheels on an automatic, the chances of finding the upper wheel bolt is at TDC is pretty slim so using two of these pins lets you control the removal/refitting of alloy wheels without risk of damage. It is one of lifes no-brainers.
Derek.

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