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Recalcitrant Rear Wheel Bearings.

PostPost by: vincereynard » Thu May 23, 2019 11:26 am

After cleaning up the bearing face in the hub, I ground down an old bearing so it drops in, popped in the circlip and measured the gap.

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Assuming shield IS 0.6mm (20 thou) it should be good to go.

I've also used another ground down bearing welded to a steel tube so that it drives both races at the same time. That works well. (so far!)

Thanks all for your help so far.
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PostPost by: vincereynard » Wed May 29, 2019 2:10 pm

BUMP

Got there in the end -

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Now to actually fit them!
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PostPost by: JonB » Wed May 29, 2019 3:12 pm

Congratulations!
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Wed May 29, 2019 4:05 pm

Well done that man
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