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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2000, 09:57 PM Thread Starter
 
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Wheel bearings

I think its time to repack my wheel bearings, but I want to know what is involved before I jump into it. What tools and stuff do I need? Tahnks

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2000, 07:51 PM
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Re: Wheel bearings

you will need a special socket for the nut in the hubs. you can pick it up anywhere

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and a love for getting dirty. You will also need a torq wrench, it is VERY important for getting max wear out of your bearings. Check them out REAL close, if they are pitted, or loose, lose 'em & get new ones!

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Re: Wheel bearings

Bah.. Replacing bearings is for wimps... just drive it till the wheel falls off... thats what we do with our tractors (The scraper tractor has one of the front wheels fall of at least once a year... poop is corrosive[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img].... washing tractors is for wimps too... the're meant to be covered in crap... helps sheild the metal from nasty rust causing water[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/laugh.gif[/img])

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