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hi to all

i have to replace my hub bearings on my 02 excursion diesel. i have looked at my retail stores.
the prices are pricey. has anybody purchased any hubs off of ebay rock auto or other on line site.


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I have dynatrac free spin hubs no more pricey unit hubs I actually just put new bearings races and a seal in my front right Saturday for about 80 bucks not a bad investment if you plan on having your truck a long time plus they cone with warns
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Bought the Timken units from Amazon, think they were 180 each complete. just looked, says there 176 bucks each

If you are talking about the axle stub needle bearings you can just replace those as well if everything else is good. They are like ten bucks.
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i am on my original hubs at 100,000 so even if i need to get one soon
I can see spending 1500.00 + to put regular bearings in there specially when its so easy to swap a unit bearing


and the OEM hubs are Warn maybe not as good as the ones that come with a Dynatrac kit but they aren't known for excessive failure

OP try to stick with Timken like mentioned and you will be fine

some of us even grease them if yours have the ABS port
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I'm still on stock hubs and I'm at 210k with 100k on 35" tires. I can't justify doing dynatrac, would be nice tho. When they go out which I'm starting to get some tell tell clues it's coming soon I'm going with timken.

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i like my shift on the fly/ auto hubs specially at the boat ramp

I would hate to loose that with the dynatrack
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I personally like the Manuel lock hubs better its a little more work but it's simple and reliable and you don't have to worry about vacuum lines getting brittle and cracking then being stuck with no 4x4 just a personal preference . I also run 38x13.50s so they tend to wear stock bearings a little faster.
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i run 37/13.50 with My OEM unit bearings

the OEMs are also warns and can be used as a full manual hub if you desire

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i have not checked my truck are most excursions coarse thread vs fine
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i have not checked my truck are most excursions coarse thread vs fine
What year is your EX?

My 2002 limited is coarse, my 2003 f250 is fine.

2003 F250 7.3L CC XLT SB
AIS Intake
4.5" ICON Lift
Pre-Pump/Coolant/Transmission Filter
PHP Hydra
6.0L Cooler
ISSPRO EGT/BOOST/TRANS
B&W Turnoverball
Firestone Airbags
Warn Premium Hubs
Cobra 29 LX BT

2002 EX LIMITED 7.3L
Coolant/Transmission Filter
DS Trans Cooler
Bilsteins
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