A brand new video of the failure of the Lamborghini Aventador’s wheel nut has surfaced on-line. The centre-lock of the Lamborghini needed to be eliminated utilizing harmful strategies, damaging the wheel in flip.
As per the video, the automobile is inside what seems to be a storage. The mechanics first try and launch the locking nut with an extended wrench for leverage, but it surely fails. Then, one of many workers is available in with a grinder and proceeds to chop the alloy wheel spokes. In the direction of the tip of the video, we will see the broken wheel and the offending centre-lock which needed to be reduce out of the automobile.
We aren’t but positive of the rationale for the failure of the identical, however this might lead to a big price if all wheels should be eliminated on this method.
Again in 2018, Lamborghini had recalled 8 models of the Aventador as a result of wheel lock doubtlessly turning into free in sure conditions. The issue was proactively fastened by the Italian carmaker. This failure didn’t result in any accidents or stories of crashes.
Advantages of centre-lock nuts
The centre-lock wheels have just one hex nut holding the wheel to the hub. Conventionally, there are 4,5 or extra nuts which maintain the wheel to the hub. Therefore, a excessive torque have to be utilized to tighten the only nut. This requires a really lengthy dealt with wrench or a excessive impression wrench to tighten or loosen the nut. Racing vehicles normally use this know-how. In the course of the race, the removing of 1 nut is quicker than a number of when altering the wheels (tyres) in the course of the race.