Re. Hub Shark Users

kneale at kneale at
Wed Oct 29 06:25:59 PDT 2008

Imagine the front bearing doing that at 80 mph, eh?  Mine had been making
noise for some time, and recently started adding a slight vibration to the
steering wheel.

> Bernie -
> At 10:09 PM 10/28/2008 -0700, Bernie Benz wrote:
>>noisy bearing won't hurt much.
> As long as you don't let it progress too far.
> My original Audi , a 1991 Coupe Q has returned from it's next owner,
> who decided to deal with a grumbling noise in the rear by turning up
> the radio volume.   The final result was a failed rear wheel bearing
> - failed to the point that the ball bearings look like squished peas.
> In the process of that happening, the wheel and CV joint evidently go
> hot enough for the ABS ring to separate from the CV joint....and the
> ball joint also show signs of damage.
> I'm not mentioning my Sister in law's name to prevent the guilty.
> I'm amazed that when this was happening that she didn't lose control
> of the car - the rear end must have been dragging hard to the failing
> side.

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