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#1 dreadz

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:45 PM

got some grumbing from rear wheels on mk2 2007 focus. anyone changed the bearings on these that can help? i've seen bearings for sale but also hub kits?? is it easier to go for hub kits? how easy is it to do, will i need to use a press at all to get these changed? any help would be apprecitaed? maybe i can then post a small guide to doing ourselves?

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:03 PM

The bearings are press fit.
You may be able to knock them out with a socket and a bfh but they will need to be pressed In properly to make sure they're straight.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 08:10 PM

the bearings on ebay are included fitted in the hubs.. would these still need pressing in and out? thought i might just be able to swap the hubs?

http://www.ebay.co.u...d=p5197.c0.m619

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

That would save having to hunt for a press for sure.
Worth going for I'd say.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:21 PM

just dug out haynes manual- and it says front need pressing but rears are on hubs that just replace? gonna give it a go- hopefully ok

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Posted 12 June 2014 - 02:13 PM

was this a straight forward swap?



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