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Re: Wheel Wobble

To: Gerard <pixelsmith@gerardsgarage.com>
Subject: Re: Wheel Wobble
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 21:16:22 -0700
Cc: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>, spridgets@autox.team.net
Organization: Morriservice
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Leave out the spacers!!!

Paul A

Gerard wrote:

> Frank,
> 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
> find.
> Gerard
> 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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