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post #1 of 5 Old 06-04-2012, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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What a blown up Hub and Bearing looks like!!

The part where the axle goes sheared right off




Whats left of my wheel bearing *notice the spring!*



installed warn lockers since the driver side blew up and the passenger side locked up along with my bearing

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I've already explained that to him multiple times tho and he doesn't understand... Im about to bust out some crayons and draw it for him.

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whats the spring for,took my hub apart and found the same spring mangled up other than that everything looked fine.
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the spring is for a grease seal that is rubber coated, and has a spiral spring around a groove in the seal. This spring keeps the inner sealing lip in contact with the axle as the wheel and seal rotate

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Yup. This is why anyone that uses 4wd on these trucks should put some aftermarket hubs on. The stock hubs are junk. One of mine did something similar. I have had warn premium hubs on it since right after I got the truck.

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That's ugly. Mine are getting a little tight to turn and I was thinking about replacing them. I was amazed at how much plastic is in the factory hubs. The new ones look nice and I bet they lock much easier.
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