[V8] Hub Shark Users
b.benz at charter.net
Tue Oct 28 21:45:23 PDT 2008
On Oct 28, 2008, at 5:30 PM, John S. Lagnese wrote:
> When it's tight, give it a whack with a hammer.
Not in general good advice. Sometimes better to relax and enjoy it!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <kneale at knitknacks.com>
> To: <kneale at knitknacks.com>
> Cc: "V8List" <v8 at audifans.com>; "20valveList" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 1:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [V8] Hub Shark Users
>> The bearing inner came out with the hub, and I managed to get that
>> off the hub.
>> However, the Hub Shark does not seem to want to pull the bearing
>> 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
>> removing the strut and going to a press)?
>>> I'm preparing for my first use of a Hub Shark to replace a wheel
>>> on my 200q20vA. I've removed the UFO caliper and the axle. The Hub
>>> directions say to disconnect the lower control arm, but I presume
>>> to make it possible to swing the bearing housing away from the
>>> axle so
>>> don't have to pull the axle. Since I've already pulled the axle, is
>>> any reason to also disconnect the lower control arm?
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