Originally Posted by RamTech
Not sure why anyone would tell you that the ball joints have to come out or the knuckle has to be removed since the axle has to come out before either of those parts can be taken off. Sounds like you got lucky with the hub bearing assembly though!
Chuck , I'd have to agree with Randy . You got lucky getting the hub bearing assembly off that easy . I've done them before , taking hours to get one side off . Congratulations on getting the job handled .