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SIMPLE! Did them once to replace them and another time I had to take them off to pull the axle shaft out to replace the inner axle shaft seal. The hardest part is getting them off. They are held on by 4 studs (sometimes the nut will be seized on and the stud comes out no biggy) Just takes a little time hitting a little at a time in a circular pattern around the hub. You can use a puller also but I never did. When you do the bearings it comes as a whole hub assembly wheel studs and all. Around $400 a side. So if you can do it yourself it is worth it. Tires off, calipers, rotors, 4 wheel drive hubs off behind the locking hub will be a split ring on the inner axle shaft take those off along with washers. Then you are ready to attack the bearing hub nuts. Look on the back easy to spot there is 4. Then some muscle and off the hubs come and reinstall! Once you get into it you be glad you didn't pay some one to do it. Sometimes they come of easy some times they are a REAL pain just be patient and keep with it an you'll get her done! Goodluck!
~1973 F250 Highboy
~2003 F350 Super Duty XLT FX4 6.0 Powerstroke
4.56 Yukon Gears,Detroit Locker,37x13.5x17 Interco Super Swamper M16,8in Custom Lift,Bilstein 5125 Custom Valved Shocks (Triple Front/Dual Rear),Fabtech Dual Rear Shock Kit/Traction Bars,ARP Head Studs, Sinister Headers/Y Pipe/Regulated Return,175 cc Injectors,Edge Juice Platinum with Attitude,SCT Tunes,Snow Performance Stage 3 Water Methanol Injection,FASS 150/180,Banks Techni-cooler System,Fluidampr,4in Straight Pipes.