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anyone able to remove spindle bearing with out busting 'em all to hell? pull'ed 'em out before but they always got busted to hell.
 

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Pfft..... the only one I ever did I cut out with a Dremel
 

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I usually get them out in working order with a brass punch from the back side.
 

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then you're better than most of us. I've always broken the bearings out of the case, then driven a small screwdriver, to deform the bearing case enough that it breaks
 

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I have tried to use a little bearing puller and only ever got one out in good order but then who cares as they are cheap to replace and should be replaced. :beer
 

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yes they are cheap when you just replaced them 4 months ago you really don't wanna do it again, and besides most parts stores don't carry 'em in stock and have to order and few of them get'em in the same day.
 

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how hard is it to do this once i have the rotor off when i am doing the wheel bearings...i have seen the write up saying they are write behind the six or eight bolts...once those bolts are out do the spindles just slide off???
 

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how hard is it to do this once i have the rotor off when i am doing the wheel bearings...i have seen the write up saying they are write behind the six or eight bolts...once those bolts are out do the spindles just slide off???
kinda but not really. The cheapest way without buying a spindle puller is put one of your bearing nuts on the spindle and rap it with a decent sized hammer from a few directions, and pry from the back with a screwdriver.
 

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chisel and a hammer or a air hammer with a chisel bit works great, just be careful if you wanna save the dust shield.
 

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yes they are cheap when you just replaced them 4 months ago you really don't wanna do it again, and besides most parts stores don't carry 'em in stock and have to order and few of them get'em in the same day.
Forgive me for intruding but, if you just replaced them 4 months ago,, why are you wanting to take them out? There is nothing serviceable by removing them, the seal is supposed to be outboard from the bearing. I just don't/can't imagine why you want them out
 
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