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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2010, 03:21 PM
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Posted By meric42
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

Sorry, I can't quote the numbers without removing my bearings and I cannot give personal report as I have not yet driven my car with this mod. However I can report that a friend of mine had the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By meric42
Wink Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

All good things take time, thanks for your patience.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,314
Posted By meric42
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

Finally here are the pictures I promised, sorry for the delay.

In the first pic you can see the inner spacer held in place by the factory inner hub seal cir-clip and the two ball bearings between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,314
Posted By meric42
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

We had to:
Turn the axle housings down to the inside diameter of the 2 ball bearings.
Remove the hardened outer bearing from the hub.
Sleeve the hub down to the outside diameter of the ball...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,314
Posted By meric42
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

I've replaced mine with four sealed ball bearings 2 each side with a spacer between the bearings. Will take pictures of all the parts if anyone is interested in the mod. Much better and more...
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