wheel bearings

Discussion in 'Wheels' started by nascar7613, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. nascar7613

    nascar7613 Active Member

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    Just out of curiousity, why do you install the right side wheel bearing first on the rear wheel.
     
  2. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Because the right side bearing has to bottom out on the counter bore. The left side gets pulled in until the nut on the forcing tool no longer turns.
     
  3. nascar7613

    nascar7613 Active Member

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    Ok, so the bearing on the left side doesn't bottom out in the bore.