Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Rear wheel bearings...

The job started with a seized connector.


Not a fun job and it is tough to remove the axle assembly. I've quickly made a tool to go behind the suspension arm to have something for my extractor to grab on; The tool rests behind the "ears" where the disk protection plate is attached to. 


Worked!


Removing the bearing races inside is not easy; here it is after cleaning. 


The bearing race on the shaft is a challenge to remove. I've use a torch to expend it.



1 comments:

Charles Lembcke said...

The look of that bearing is really cool. Seems really sturdy to me.

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