[V8] Hub Shark Users

kneale at knitknacks.com kneale at knitknacks.com
Tue Oct 28 10:52:18 PDT 2008

The bearing inner came out with the hub, and I managed to get that pulled
off the hub.

However, the Hub Shark does not seem to want to pull the bearing outer
part from the housing.  There's a great deal more resistance than for
extracting the hub.  I've run my 3/4-drive CP impact wrench until the
socket stops moving despite multiple seconds of additional hammering, and
the thing just isn't coming.  Is there some other approach (other than
removing the strut and going to a press)?

> I'm preparing for my first use of a Hub Shark to replace a wheel bearing
> on my 200q20vA.  I've removed the UFO caliper and the axle.  The Hub Shark
> directions say to disconnect the lower control arm, but I presume that's
> to make it possible to swing the bearing housing away from the axle so you
> don't have to pull the axle.  Since I've already pulled the axle, is there
> any reason to also disconnect the lower control arm?
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