Wheel bearings...

Gerard gerard at poboxes.com
Mon Oct 30 15:40:01 EST 2000

> The microfiche has a special note saying no grease.


> There is no sideways play in any of the bearings I have here.

Then the wobble is not supposed to be there at all and the hub with no
axle in it must be solid as possible with no wobble?

> Doesn't this tie up with the 1mm play you mention above?  It makes me
> very suspicious.

No, not the same thing. The outer race is standing a bit away from the
shoulder, it doesn't move in the housing at all. I can move the hub and
the inner race (looking at strut front-on and hub edge-on, can tilt the
hub up and down together with the inner race) and it moves the inner

> It will cause a great deal more wear.

That's what I suspect. I'm about to call him and ask him what he intends
to do.

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