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Old 08-24-2010, 11:43 PM
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I have put several front wheel drive hubs/bearings on gm cars, such as Grand am's.
Does the Ram 1500 with 4X4 use something similar? where the seal is pressed in from the rear of the knuckle, Or is the bearing 'sealed' within? I am getting burned out going through the online parts books. (my eyes are bloodshot)
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No , I believe the ones I did , the bearings were sealed .
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thanks tom. that explains why there isn't one in there... I have done several cars where previous owners have not put them in. Just wanted to make sure. I ordered Timken brand wheel hubs for $99.00 (my ram is just 2 wheel ABS). that would of added another $100 to each side.
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I know what your talking about . The GM axle shaft has a rubber seal around it that seals up to the replaceable flange . Our setup doesn't have that .
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