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Post by ron » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:08 am

monoi wrote: OEM are available from your local bmw dealer.
?120 + each!
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Post by juzza » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:33 pm

Ron it's a while since I had it all in bits, is it a big job?
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Post by Da_Hose » Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:28 pm

The problem with the rings is that you have to remove the stub axles to get at the ring. When I put my rear end back together, I forgot to put on the brake backing plates. That also meant removing the stub axles, which pulled out the center of the new bearing. Plan on replacing the bearing along with the ring.

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Re: rear wheel bearing replacement?

Post by BUELLRIDER » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:47 pm

What is the Torque for the Allen bolts that hold the Axel on to the Hubs.
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Re: rear wheel bearing replacement?

Post by bpoliakoff » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:20 pm

Bobby if you can't get it, google torque settings for... put in the size of the bolt such as 12mm or what ever it is and it will give them to you. IIRC torque settings are based on bolts size. Other wise use the old method of tighten it all the way and give it one last pull and you will feel the bolt "stretch" not a gigantic pull or you will break the bolt. Just enough to feel it stretch. The google method works great
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