[V8] Bearing puller

Kent McLean kentmclean at comcast.net
Wed Apr 8 17:50:55 PDT 2009

Tony and Lillie wrote:
> I have one of the Harbor freight pullers. I love it, we've done four or five 
> bearings with it already. It's well built, and I don't see any reason to buy 
> a more expensive one. However, it doesn't come with a provision for pulling 
> the hub itself from the bearing. So, The first one we did was with some 2X4 
> peices and whatnot. However, since then, we made a plate for it with a piece 
> of 1/2" steel.

Not having done this before (or yet), but having thought about it a lot
(having a few done at the local wrenches, $$), I'm aware of the HF puller.
But, what do you mean "pulling the hub itself from the bearing"?  I thought
(hoped) the hub stayed on the car.

Kent McLean
1999 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
1991 200 TQA #3, with mods
soon-to-be-mine 1990 V8 w/5-speed and other mods
gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ

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