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Hey guys,

I need some new hubs. But got some questions to ask first.
Whats the best hub?
How do I know what hub is better for my FSB?
how hard are they to install?

I have a blown wheel bearing in my pass. side wheel. :banghead :banghead So I am going to replace both sides and going to go ahead and replace the hubs as well. :cry :cry . Never done this before but got a pretty good write up thanks to BRONKZILLA :beer on the bearings. So Going to go ahead and replace what I can afford to do.

BTW its an 86 :toothless

TIA guys :thumbup
 

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exactly i love those hubs and i was going to point you to andy's write up or beermans SFO site because both show exactly how to install em :thumbup
 

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exactly i love those hubs and i was going to point you to andy's write up or beermans SFO site because both show exactly how to install em :thumbup
HEHE looking at Andys write up now :thumbup Just what I needed :toothless
 

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whoa, i am pro now? when do i start to get sponsored and the hot bitches flocking to my ride?
:lolup :lolup :histerica :histerica
 

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Hey guys are all wheel bearings the same or do I need to get some for my type front end? :shrug :shrug Not sure what type front end I have eather. :banghead
 

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go to the part store and tell em what kind of truck you have they will hook you up. and warn premiums are the best.
 

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I just replaced mine. Went with hte Warns because of the the warrenty. Lifetime. Break em, bring em in, swap for new ones. Simple as that.
 

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Warns are not as good as you are all claiming.
the premiums in most applications use the exact same guts as the regular Warns.
many axles come from the factory with Warn hubs.
If a Milemarker is available for your application and is made of real steel I would go that route over Warns any day.

I have broken Warn's (design flaw) and I recieved a new set on warrantee for a dana60.
 

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Well I would say that you have a dana 44 ttb in front unless its been swapped out. I would say go with the warn premium hubs and just remember to have them serviced when you go through any deep water. Also make sure and keep a copy of the receipt. WARN P/N 20990 should be the ones you need. The mile marker units are also very good but sometimes not as easily or readliy available in certain areas.
 

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Anybody heard of Wolverine hubs?
 

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I say Warns, that's what I have on my rig right now and have not had any problems with them, other then me f**king up and not cleaning and greasing them after driving through 2 foot deep water all day. They're great hubs. I really don't know much about the other kinds.
 

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:thumbup Thanks guys guess warn it is.. I found a pair of Prem. Warn for $85 @ BGY Pretty good deal huh?
 

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m j said:
Warns are not as good as you are all claiming.
the premiums in most applications use the exact same guts as the regular Warns.
many axles come from the factory with Warn hubs.
EXACTLY. The only significant difference being the metal cap with 7/8 turn engagement vs plastic cap and 1/4t engagement. Ford used Warn hubs from the factory starting around 91-92. Before that, the manuals were Spicers, which I consider to be a superior design all-around. I have also broken the Warns, but it was due to a broken disengagement spring that caused the hub gear to get stuck halfway betwen engaged and disengaged. Add a little throttle, and boom.

As for "servicing" the lockouts -- they don't really need any. So long as they're clean, they're good. The only greasing they need is a light (LIGHT!) coat of grease to prevent rust formation. A better option is to dunk them in light oil and let them drip dry.

Timken wheel bearings. You can get them at Autozone.
 

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ok, i have not been here in a long time but my bronco is shitty in 4wd. Is it most likely the hubs? i have an 87 EB, can i put in these manual hubs instead?
 
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