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sarg
10-03-2010, 05:31 PM
i have a 2001 ford F-250 with a 7.3l diesel, i have done 3 passager side wheel bearings in 1 year and can fingure out why they keep blowing out on me. does any one have any ideas for me?
thanks[cheers]

B
10-03-2010, 05:35 PM
are you talking a unit bearing ? all asembled one piece unit or the typical spindle and bearings and races in a wbh ? .. not sure what you have on that year

sarg
10-03-2010, 05:42 PM
ya,it a unit it bearing all one piece

4skin
10-03-2010, 06:13 PM
dont buy the lorco ones ?

Apathy
10-03-2010, 06:27 PM
02 diesel, unit bearings i've put 40k on it.. has a total of about 150k now (miles) and have not had any unit bearing problems.
get them from ford or spyder trax

Ginger Snaps
10-03-2010, 06:40 PM
yeah dont buy jobber hubs oem ones are the best

B
10-03-2010, 07:08 PM
skf are usally pretty good not oe but not oe price either ... but yep if your getting the offshore one"s im not surprized

Apathy
10-03-2010, 07:12 PM
skf are usally pretty good not oe but not oe price either ... but yep if your getting the offshore one"s im not surprized

SKF bearings are good shit.
didn't know you could get them for the diesel.. i'd go that route.[cheers]

sarg
10-05-2010, 08:09 PM
i just put in my 4th wheel bearning in last night went with the skf this time. hopfully it has better luck.

85chevy
10-05-2010, 08:38 PM
Dyna Trac makes the kit to fix the problem just have to get out and manually lock the hubs but saves some fuel and money if ur not changing them all the time.
http://dynatrac.com/products_freespin_ford.html

B
10-05-2010, 08:38 PM
just point of interest what were you using previously ? and what was the price point on those verses the skf one's ?

B
10-05-2010, 08:39 PM
Dyna Trac makes the kit to fix the problem just have to get out and manually lock the hubs but saves some fuel and money if ur not changing them all the time.
http://dynatrac.com/products_freespin_ford.html


ya im a dealer for those guy's it's a nice kit but a lot of loot for the average dude ..[cheers]

sarg
10-05-2010, 08:46 PM
just point of interest what were you using previously ? and what was the price point on those verses the skf one's ?i cant remember what kind i had before i think it was dyna somthing, dy were the first two letters i know that. i paid $308 for the SKF it was a $50 diffent between the 2.

4skin
10-06-2010, 01:12 AM
dyna pack shit??

strokenit
10-07-2010, 08:25 PM
Are you torque them properly? I put a jobber one in on my passanger side 50ish K ago and no problems but a buddy told me that if there not torgued properly the can die fast. Fact or fiction I don't know but I torgued mine as per instrucions and have had no problems.

4skin
10-07-2010, 10:17 PM
Are you torque them properly? I put a jobber one in on my passanger side 50ish K ago and no problems but a buddy told me that if there not torgued properly the can die fast. Fact or fiction I don't know but I torgued mine as per instrucions and have had no problems.
was thinking same thing to many guys shops even wack them on with a impact

myles455
10-07-2010, 10:25 PM
what size lift do you have?how big are the tires?is the aligment good?balljoints ect?the wheel bearings might just be the symptom of another problem.am i nuts for asking this?

steve604
10-07-2010, 11:19 PM
if i'm not mistaken, there is nothing to torque down on the superduty except for the four bolts on the back side of the unit bearing which shouldn't affect the lift of the bearing.

wheel alignment plays a big part in how long the bearings last. does the axle shaft stub have a groove worn into it where the roller bearing ride on it?

keep in mind that the passenger side is the one that hits the most potholes. driving around at 60 psi all the time will greatly shorten the life of the bearings too.

sarg
10-30-2010, 11:12 PM
well im on my 5th one now, there is nothing to torque on them. wheel alignment is gooder with every thing else. i have skf on both side now so hopfully im done with wheel bearing foe awhile but time will tell.

85chevy
10-31-2010, 12:35 AM
ouch hopefully they last longer then the other ones.

B
10-31-2010, 02:05 AM
they will we have lot's of experience with them i wont use the dyna pac shit ever skf's are a good product im sure he will be fine unless as pointed out above there is another issue not being addressed

[cheers]

Apathy
10-31-2010, 03:54 AM
i don't have any experience with skf unit bearings for this application, but i work extensively with skf bearings in general.. and they are a great product.

we use them 70-80% on our multi million dollar machines.

WagoneerXJ
10-31-2010, 09:40 AM
Dynapak/Fenco garbage. That's most of your problem right there.