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What aould happen if I put the front wheel bearing in the wrong way? the truck rides well besides some noise at 50 mph, and it pulls to the right. I put the wheel bearing in after the rotor, cone side facing to the truck, wide side outside.
is this the right way?
 

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Yes. If you put it in the wrong way you will not be able to preload it correctly.

-Will (kf4amu on Kaudbrons computer)
 

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which wheel bearing are you talking about? there are 2 of them, inner and outter.
 

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If you were to put wheel bearings in backwards and not notice something wasn't right, I would suggest you never pick up a wrench again for as long as you live, you will (and maybe others) live longer.
 

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The bearing race knocks in to the rotor and the bearing slids into it. So the inner bearing will taper towards the outside and the outter bearing will taper towards the inside.
 

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oferbatat said:
Please help!
What aould happen if I put the front wheel bearing in the wrong way? the truck rides well besides some noise at 50 mph, and it pulls to the right. I put the wheel bearing in after the rotor, cone side facing to the truck, wide side outside.
is this the right way?
I think the bigger question is...if you don't know which way the bearing and race are supposed to go, I have to ask how you re-assembled it? my bet is you did not torque, nor pre-load the bearings properly. IF so, it could all come apart on you real soon as it will either loosen, or heat up and blow.
 
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