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Re: 5KCSTQ front wheel bearings

Earlier, Graydon D. Stuckey wrote:
> Help?
> 	I started removing the front suspension today to replace the 
> struts and springs (I love upgrading!) and found out that my front wheel 
> bearings are shot. Argh.  I wanted to drive these new struts today:(  I 
> guess I can still drive the struts, just not the car :-/
> 	Anyway, I tried Carquest, and they want 117.00 for each bearing 
> (I get a discount off that, but still, that is ridiculous, I think)  What 
> have you guys spent on '86 5KCSTQ front wheel bearings?  Is this 
> reasonable or not?

I think not.  I paid around $50 per bearing from P.A.P. last fall.
The front and rear bearings are the same on the 5kCSTQ.

Charlie Smith   charlie@elektic.elektro.com 614-471-1418  
Columbus, Ohio USA

 4 wheeled fleet:			 2 wheeled fleet:
_________________________               _________________________
86 5kCSTQ      				92 Ducati 851SP     851cc
69 Porsche 911S   3,200cc		95 BMW R100-RT    1,000cc
81 VW Diesel Pickup  			62 BMW R27          250cc