Hub Shark Adventure Story

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Oct 28 15:52:48 PDT 2008


In retrospect, was the use of this “short cut” tool worth the “effort  
saved” if any, over doing the complete job right, i.e. strut/ bearing  
housing to the press, upper strut thrust bearing checked and relubed,  
CV boot possibly replaced, shock insert checked?


On Oct 28, 2008, at 3:12 PM, kneale at wrote:

> I got my 200q20v's wheel bearing out and back in and then foolishly
> pressed in the hub without backing the center of the bearing=one ruint
> bearing.  Next one went in a little less hapily, but I also got the  
> hub
> pressed back in without destroying the binding.   Just a $40 lesson, I
> guess.  Anyway, anybody know how big a gap there should be between  
> the hub
> and the bearing housing?  I have about a 4mm gap.  I didn't measure
> before, the bearing is against its shoulder and the hub end is at the
> inner bearing surface, but the gap just looks larger to me.
> Thanks to all who helped.
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