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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-09-2008, 01:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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Exclamation Driver's side wheel bearing

So now I have to replace my driver's side wheel bearing.
My jobber price was 280.00 incl. taxes.Problem is,
Brake disc is siezed to the hub.What is the best way to get the hub off,Torch and a stearing wheel puller or????
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-09-2008, 04:15 PM
 
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Hit it from the back side of it ( inside) with a BFH a few good whacks should get it off
and when you put thr new one one use some never seize on it it save you next time

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Maybe give it a shot of PB Blaster and let sit for 30 min then try skrwz's idea.


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I use sea foam deep creep one of the best penetrating oils I have found carquest sells it



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post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2008, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for the tips guy's,I tryed all the above and ended up going and buying a Slid Hammer/Dent Puller with a Axle Pulling Bracket...145.00 went home and Beat The Hell out of it for an hour and finally it came off,Yeha.Next Problem,The Brake Disc is Seized to the Wheel hub.%$#@@$&#&$#*(*^&$#@^$#^@^@&$*$$ Tryed everything.So I guess I'm buiing a new Brake Disc tomorrow.Well at least I don't have to go to work on Monday..lol
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Good luck my friend may the ford be with you :icon_smile:

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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-11-2008, 11:13 AM Thread Starter
 
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New Front Wheel Hub 280.00
New Rotor 43.49
New Pad's42.00
Being able to Drive My Ford again....Priceless

Ya I figured while I was there I may as well throw new Pads on.That was the easy part.Thanks again guy's for all your help.And at least now I own a hole bunch more tools...Arh Arh Arh.
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Is that tape holding the passenger side mirror together?? :P




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Is that tape holding the passenger side mirror together?? :P

Whoa!!! I think you saw my dad's truck His pass side mirror is a duct tape special. Thats why I got him an early Father's day gift.

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