ssgacc at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 8 08:03:16 EDT 2001
I used ZincIt spray on all mine almost 1 yr. ago.
Works fine so far. I just looked at the front 2
yesterday and they're still clean. I tried a wire
wheel on the bench grinder first(on a junk one first).
Using the wire wheel perpendicular to the teeth will
quickly wear them away. Parallel to the teeth works
pretty well. I eventually used a sandblaster with
very fine media and was pretty careful with the
> Oh, and if anyone is ever doing something where they
> have good access to
> the teeth on the hub, it's highly recommended that
> the teeth be cleaned
> out; rust forms between the teeth and the ABS
> controller sees more noise
> in the signal.
> I'm not sure how much paint would interfere, I'm
> guessing it would screw
> things up, otherwise I would be tempted to suggest a
> little rustoleum or
> similar to keep rust from building up again. Kind
> of a poor design, if
> you ask me. Hub replacement shouldn't be necessary
> on cars.
> Anyone tried painting the teeth, and still had ABS
> work ok? Phil, you
> ever seen this?
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