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Loyale wheel bearings. will Legacy fit?
Posted 30 March 2004 - 03:42 PM
My 91 Loyale is eating front wheel bearings at about twice the rate I would expect. They last maybe three years before they start to make noise. I think I am on the third set in 250,000km which maybe isn't so bad, but this last one is gone after only 20,000km. After reading a bit about the problems with Forester bearings, and how people are replacing them with roller bearings from Outback models, I was wondering if there are roller bearings that will fit in the Loyale and maybe have a more durable life.
Alignment and such on the car seems fine, although poking around I noticed that the inboard seal on the bearing was slightly damaged, so maybe water got in there and ended its life prematurely.
Posted 30 March 2004 - 03:46 PM
Posted 30 March 2004 - 10:45 PM
Make sure you pack the snot out of the new ones with grease!
Posted 31 March 2004 - 01:41 AM
If you can't find any sealed wheel bearings locally, let me know and I can hook you up.
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