Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

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Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Roadhog on Feb Fri 26, 2010 2:44 pm

I bet you have never seen one this bad... The wheel moves 1/4" each way... It never made any noise either! wtf...

BTW, this is the front wheel.

Watch the youtube video first...
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t40AUVEzdY[/youtube]

HQ: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t40AUVEzdY

The crap around the center of the wheel is from when I did the rear wheel bearings. :laughing:
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby kompressorgolf on Feb Fri 26, 2010 3:16 pm

DAMN! blame it on Jerrys :) i just did the ones on my jetta, i thought they were making noise. had alot of play and it didnt fix the noise :banghead:
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby 73veedubya on Feb Fri 26, 2010 3:39 pm

is there even wheel bearings in there? lol yes blame it on jerrys!
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby sneakyboy1 on Feb Fri 26, 2010 6:55 pm

WHOA, that can't be good!
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Roadhog on Mar Mon 01, 2010 8:10 pm

LOL WHO RATED MY VIDEO A 1. JERKS LOLOL
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Roadhog on Mar Tue 09, 2010 2:36 am

kompressorgolf wrote:DAMN! blame it on Jerrys :


Actually, I can, because the axle nut was finger tight. They really know how to tighten bolts... :banghead:
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby kompressorgolf on Mar Tue 09, 2010 11:15 am

:) molotov that douche! at least a square kick in the nuts!
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Reverend on Aug Tue 24, 2010 12:51 pm

mine just faied this bad from autocross,did you fix it or pay somebody else to? and did you rent the puller from germanautoparts.com ?
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Roadhog on Aug Tue 24, 2010 1:13 pm

Reverend wrote:mine just faied this bad from autocross,did you fix it or pay somebody else to? and did you rent the puller from germanautoparts.com ?


I tightened the bolt. LOL

I'll replace them soon. I have all the parts lol.
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Re: Wheel Bearing FAIL!!!

Postby Reverend on Aug Tue 24, 2010 9:53 pm

i noticed mine because of the epic loud squealing as my rotor scraped against my caliper. jacked up car to find it moved about an inch up and down. kinda scary, i drove 100 miles at 80 with it like that.

just watched your video again, looks week compared to the shit mines doing.
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