civic wheel bearings help?

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civic wheel bearings help?

Post by tennant34 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:09 pm

my little work car needs a set of wheel bearings, its a 99 civic id do them myself but they are press in. ive only done the whole hub assemblys. tips? or wanna do it? i would pay someone who was willing to do it

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Re: civic wheel bearings help?

Post by sohcej8 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:51 pm

Just take the entire knuckle off and take it to a machine shop and they will press the old bearings out for you and press the new ones in for pretty cheap.
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Re: civic wheel bearings help?

Post by notajeep » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:11 pm

sohcej8 wrote:Just take the entire knuckle off and take it to a machine shop and they will press the old bearings out for you and press the new ones in for pretty cheap.
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Re: civic wheel bearings help?

Post by tennant34 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:30 am

just take the brake caliber and rotor off, then drop off the upper and lower ball joints and pull the whole assembly out?

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Post by tennant34 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:31 am

ive dont wheel bearings before and they were whole hub assemblys, very easy to change. this press in has me timid tho,

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Re: civic wheel bearings help?

Post by notajeep » Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:59 am

tennant34 wrote:just take the brake caliber and rotor off, then drop off the upper and lower ball joints and pull the whole assembly out?
yes, basically.

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Re: civic wheel bearings help?

Post by tennant34 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:58 pm

i see, that should be pretty easy bamco in morgantown pretty good to press them in?

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