Front wheel bearing removal

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Front wheel bearing removal

Post by rutter123 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:15 am

How do i remove the half inner race from the hub stub? I have removed the outer races from the hub carriers but the half inner bearing has not enough room behind it to get a puller onto it, can it be ground off? Any suggestions welcome, also one of the circlips has 2 broken eyes also need to remove this any suggestions here too.
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Re: Front wheel bearing removal

Post by Kitch » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:53 am

A press!

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Re: Front wheel bearing removal

Post by Jaba » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:58 am

Something like this.......

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Draper-Bearin ... 33a534ec54

Just make sure you get an appropriate size.
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Re: Front wheel bearing removal

Post by rmattila » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:36 pm

I used to weld a bit of metal for the tool to grab on. http://www.rmattila.com/images/remontit ... to034.html
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Re: Front wheel bearing removal

Post by rutter123 » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:08 am

Old bearings removed quite easily, ground off the inner races and a nice big hammer and chisel shifted the outers.
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Re: Front wheel bearing removal

Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:56 pm

If you are still struggling to move the " inner " race from the front hub, you can by sticking the front hub in a vice and use a cold chisel and a lump hammer gently coax them apart. The secret is to remove the front hub from the vice and turn it through 180 degrees every time until it starts to move and continue it will come off eventually :)
Moving the hub by 180 degrees in the vice is key to getting them starting to come off and a little wd40 :wink:
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