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1985 u joint and wheel hub/bearing replacement

 
Old 01-28-2019, 09:00 AM
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If you do use greaseable u-joint. be sure to put them in so the zerk area is under compression and is arranged such that the zerk is not broken off during normal shaft rotation and angle movement.
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Old 01-28-2019, 02:22 PM
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Make sure to get Spicer cold forged, 1350 and 1310 series, without zerk fittings.

Get an SKF bearing.
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Old 01-29-2019, 10:27 AM
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Thanks for all the good info. I've got a pretty good idea what needs to be done now.
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Old 01-31-2019, 10:35 PM
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And you did not say please
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Old 02-01-2019, 10:52 AM
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And you did not say please
...huh?
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Old 02-03-2019, 02:13 PM
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Finally got around to ordering new hubs from Rock Auto. One of the front hubs is clearly marked made in China. Did not expect that paying for a "Premium" Bearing. The other three boxes are not marked where they are made. Considered the WBI and SKF but could not find a front hub from them, only rear hub.




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Old 02-08-2019, 06:18 PM
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Compare these to your old hubs, measure width. I bought a pair for my front and the Timken where 2mm wider per hub.
Messed up my C5 brake installation.
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Old 02-10-2019, 05:25 AM
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The drive shaft and axles use different u joints
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