Front wheel bearing replacement

Jim Haseltine jim_haseltine at
Thu Jul 21 18:10:17 EDT 2005

I don't charge at all - maybe I should start....


Jim Haseltine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "rob hod" <rob3 at>
To: <quattro at>
Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2005 10:09 PM
Subject: Re: Front wheel bearing replacement

>   Thanks to everyone (and there were quite a few) who responded to my 
> query
> on the above. You guys know who you are. I eventually found a shop willing
> to do the press work for a very reasonable cost - 10 quid a side, - a lot
> less bother than trying to assemble tools to do it myself.
>     Job done. Thanks guys.
> rob
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roa, Greg" <Greg.Roa at Cinergy.COM>
> To: <quattro at>
> Cc: <rob3 at>
> Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 7:49 PM
> Subject: Re: Front wheel bearing replacement
> HF also sells a front wheel bearing replacement toolkit (works for both
> front and rear on quattros).  It's a bit more expensive than the ball
> joint kit, but it worked quite well on my 5ktq and should work well on a
> 4kq.  It's also a lot less expensive than the hubshark kit.
> I also used a bearing separator to pull the old inner race off of the
> hub.  They have those for cheap too.
> A search of the archives revealed some good tips and tricks for doing
> this when I was preparing for mine.
> In looking closer I notice you're in the UK, so I don't know if you
> could find a source for a similar too.
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