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Replacing front half-shafts ... puller a must to protect bearings?
Posted 20 January 2006 - 02:46 PM
Posted 20 January 2006 - 02:58 PM
I am asking this because I want everyone's oppinions/experiances. It seems that just tapping out the axle shaft from the hub assembly is going to be hard on the bearings, just as tapping a the shaft back through when re-assembling them. If it will make that much differance in the life of a bearing, I will get the special tools to do it better ... if it will make that much differance in the life of the bearing.
Posted 20 January 2006 - 03:50 PM
Posted 20 January 2006 - 04:11 PM
Posted 21 January 2006 - 03:53 AM
Posted 21 January 2006 - 06:18 AM
Posted 21 January 2006 - 01:19 PM
I use a big roll pin punch in that indent in the end of the axle. Even with REALLY bad wheel bearings, I never really had to pound one out to the point that it would screw up a bearing. Hell I go through bearings every year anyways. Damn Copper River Delta Silt chews up the dust seals.
Posted 21 January 2006 - 06:04 PM
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