Front wheel bearing replacement

Kneale Brownson kneale at
Wed Jul 6 18:28:34 EDT 2005

You need a press or some extraction device like a HubShark   or the homemade
version like Huw's  bushings tools    Heat would ruin a
bearing and you need to PRESS the new one back in.

At 11:08 PM 7/6/2005 +0100, rob hod wrote:
>        Hi Listers,
>            It's front wheel bearing replacemnt time for the CGT.  The
>Haynes contains various references to pushing stuff around e.g. "press or
>drive out the hub" , "press or drive out the bearing" and so on.
>        I don't own a press, although I could prolly locate someone with
>one, but my questions to those who've done this before are; How tight a fit
>is the bearing in the housing? - do I have a chance of doing this with
>judicious use of heat, some appropriately sized drifts and a BFH? or is it
>only really doable with a hydraulic press?
>    TIA,
>Rob (owner of heat, drift , BFH but no press)
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