Replacing Your Front Wheel Bearing in 30-Minutes - Pictorial

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Replacing Your Front Wheel Bearing in 30-Minutes - Pictorial

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Hope this helps anyone in the future.

Straightforward and low in cost. This is well designed and BMW made it simple to replace the front bearings on the E24.

I do not recommend reusing the 46mm collar nuts or dust caps, just buy new ones, they are inexpensive.
Front Wheel Bearings 1.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 1.JPG (597.4 KiB) Viewed 1877 times
Front Wheel Bearings 2.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 2.JPG (568.41 KiB) Viewed 1877 times
Front Wheel Bearings 3.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 3.JPG (591.34 KiB) Viewed 1877 times
Front Wheel Bearings 4.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 4.JPG (550.53 KiB) Viewed 1877 times
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Front Wheel Bearings 5.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 5.JPG (751.79 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 6.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 6.JPG (613.82 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 7.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 7.JPG (683.05 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 8.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 8.JPG (496.49 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
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Front Wheel Bearings 9.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 9.JPG (862.15 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 10.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 10.JPG (701.78 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 11.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 11.JPG (761.35 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 12.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 12.JPG (441.33 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
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Front Wheel Bearings 13.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 13.JPG (770.9 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
Front Wheel Bearings 14.JPG
Front Wheel Bearings 14.JPG (833.04 KiB) Viewed 1876 times
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Re: Replacing Your Front Wheel Bearing in 30-Minutes - Pictorial

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Great write-up, thanks!
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Thanks for the excellent write up and pictures =D> . This job isn't on my short term to-do list, but I'm definitely bookmarking it for the future.
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