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so my 99 250 has 190,000 and i'am looking at doing front bearings again for the fourth time the originals lasted 60,000 but since not so good tried two ford sets and one aftermarket set is this what everyone else is going through?been thinking about injecting more grease with needle through the seal in the next set has anyone tried this?....Dave
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Timken wheel bearings are what you want and no do not pierce the seal... definitely not

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thanks i will give them a try.
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X2 to what Schlutzer said.
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Redroaddog timkin is the way to go and I alway check mine every 6mos. and retorque about 10 lbs more then factory specs. But I also converted to drw so I have spacers up front, on 37x12.50-16's

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Get one of these if you have ABS style hubs.

Front ABS Grease-able Block Off Fitting - Riffraff Diesel Performance

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Nice will check into that! Thanks

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thanks hillbilly i just ordered one going to try it! i think it will help...Dave
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