Brake buster wrote:cool
with regard to stub axle ' wear ' , any lip that can be felt running your finger nail over the area from the bearing seat to the rest of the stub is not acceptable, and will require replacement , you can feel 1thou with your nail , wear can be felt at the 6 o'clock position , as the wear happens at the bottom of the stub , the top ( 12 o'clock position ) can look and feel perfect, ,
stub axles are about £50 each , and press out using a 12 tonne press , and some degree if skill and safety requirements, stub axles tend to last around 100k miles ( 160k km ) so you may be well into the second set already ?
ps, with new bearings, bushes and stub axles, it will transform the feel and quality of the ride back to factory new
Brake buster wrote:oh , I thought you said above it was on 290k km , so possibly changed before your ownership ?
one possibly way of telling is original factory stub axles had a number stamp on the flat end, replacements tend not to ......
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