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Re: Wheel Bearings

In a message dated 96-04-29 12:03:05 EDT, 0002009911@mcimail.com (Mark
Pollan) writes:

>Anybody know when Audi went to the 82mm wheel bearings on the 5000s.
>I'm looking into buying the wheel bearing/hub tool from Snap-on.  $200.
>Ouch.  But if you have an 86 1/2 or newer model with 82mm bearings
>you need their special adaptor which they are willing to part with
>for $80.  Double ouch.
>I have a 4/86 manufacture 5000CSTQ so do I spend $200 or $280.

Audi used the 82mm front wheel brg(P/N443-407-625A) from 9/85 'til 1988. They
started with chassis number -44G031044 onward, according to my notes.

Info for 5000T/Q models only.

Do look into the Schley brg tool, can do more cars for a given set.

Hope this helps,
-Chris Semple
Concord, NH
     '87 4000csq
          '84 4000sq
               '83 TQC