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Re: Wheel Wobble

To: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: Wheel Wobble
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 19:24:50 -0700

Thrust side faces each other (toward spacer). They are usually marked
"Thrust" but I don't know positively if the numbered/lettered side is
always the thrust side. But, you'd think so.

I get the feeling that this wheel wobble situation may be related to the
thinner (new style) outer bearing and maybe these in conjunction with worn
hubs are the problem.

I just installed a new set of those in a set of hubs for someone. He said
when he put them on the car, one side had a wobble and the other didn't. I
was talking to Peter about it today, but I'm having this guy bring me the
hubs again to see if I can sort out the problem. I'll let you know what I


At 9:20 PM -0400 6/19/02, Frank Clarici wrote:
>Do swivel axles wear out?
>I have a wobbley wheel, the bearings are new, no difference.
>I even found some shims behind the wheel bearings on a spare axle so I
>did the same. No change.
>Correct me if I am wrong but on wheel bearings, the thrust sides face
>each other. Correct?  The side with the numbers on it would be the
>thrust side. Correct? These sides face the insides of the tube and ssit
>on that spacer. Correct?
>Or is 42 years too much?
>Frank Clarici
>Toms River, NJ

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