Front bearings ...

Discussion in 'Mech Tech' started by Lasty, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. Never done them but might have bash .
    Don`t think they need to be pressed in / out so do-able in a field next weekend ??

    Asking for a friend ....

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  2. Yes doable in a field @Mattlad did his last april

    Hammer and punch will do it
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  3. A brass punch or it gets burred over on the races .
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  4. Can be done in a field easily, this is a mates van which we did the wheel bearing in the campsite at Spa.

  5. knock old race out and then cut a slot through it, then you can use it to push new race back in. (top tip have something to cut the old race with, eh @Mattlad)
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  6. Hmmm ...

    Battery grinder maybe :thinking::thinking:

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  7. Take your dust cap off, fill it with sharp sand, drive to TE. By the time you get there there will be nothing left to knock out :)
  8. ya silly sod :rolleyes:

    Got a brass punch ??

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  9. I've got normal punches
  10. Did he?

    Oh yes, I was parked next to him!!! :rolleyes:
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  11. Have you missed the drift .. works just as well..:thumbsup:
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  12. Or take out the bearings - easy enough - and repack them with jam :thumbsup:
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  13. Me too , i`ll bring what i got :thumbsup:

  14. Or Oxford thick cut marmalade so that the bearings can cut in with some pith...
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  15. Possible , i`ve got some in the van ....

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  16. Baysearcher

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    I did mine a few years ago too and I was foooked. No need for shmancy pants brass drifts etc. Smack the old fcker out, smack the new fcker in.
    Happy days.
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  17. You so transparent

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  18. Yes and I find it easier to do with raging hangover and in the pouring rain.
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  19. Yes a bench mounted chopSaw to get through the hardened metal would be ideal- I unfortunately removed the workshop fittings in lieu of a camping interior when we started a family - how foolish I felt.
  20. Don't listen to these maulers Lasty a brass one is only a quid more :rolleyes:
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