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#1 redbeagler7

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Posted 05 September 2005 - 09:29 PM

I just bought a 86 DL 4 door sedan which needs rear brakes and wheel bearings. The problem is I can not find the new lock washers for the axle nut any help would be welcomed.

#2 86subaru

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Posted 05 September 2005 - 10:09 PM

welcome to the board , i am also from ohio [ western part] were did you get the special tool , to remove bearing ?

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Posted 05 September 2005 - 10:59 PM

4WD or 2WD? They are very different.

No special tools are required for either type. There is a socket for the 4WD rear bearing retainer ring, but a punch works fine generally.

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Posted 06 September 2005 - 09:23 AM

86Sub, get a 1 1/4" 4 prong socket (used on Ford 4X4 front wheels) at Schucks for $14. Grind off two of the prongs and leave two on opposite sides. Works great for those rear wheels on 4x4 Soobs.

I need to get some of the lock washers before I tear mine apart the next time, too. I hope the stealership isn't the only place they're available. I can only imagine what they want for them!!!




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