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dpmeeks 11-20-2012 03:03 PM

rear wheel bearing
 
Im needing to replace the pass. side rear wheel bearing on my 2000 SE w/antilock brakes.

Ive read you can buy the drum with the bearing already pressed in the drum which makes the job fairly simple. Ive called the local parts stores and there saying i have to buy the bearing or the hub assy. ?

Can anyone give me some advice on how this is suppose to be done and where to get the parts without going to the dealer ? I looked up the drum w/bearing on Rock Auto and it shows all models except the SE.... thanks !!

banditracer 11-20-2012 03:59 PM

BrakeBest® Select™ - Brake Drum
Oreilly's auto parts: you can order online if you dont have a local store.


Part Number: 9759DGS

Line: BBR
2 year limited warranty
• UPC: 829352552186
• Includes Bearing
•Rear
•Contains Wheel Bearing





Detailed Description


•Overall Height: 3.19"
•Outside Diameter: 9.57"
•Brake (Surface) Depth: 1.69"
•Number of Bolts/Holes: 4
•Bolt Circle Diameter: 4.25"
•Maximum Brake Diameter: 8.04"
•Nominal Brake Diameter: 8.00"

banditracer 11-20-2012 04:00 PM

Thats for the SE model by the way.

Tymes 11-20-2012 04:22 PM

Remember some of these stores call the SE a ZX4, because that's what it changed to. I've had that problem before.

dpmeeks 11-20-2012 04:45 PM

Figures the one store i didnt check was Oreillys.. LOL.. thanks !!

Is it safe to re-use the axle nut or do i need to get another from the dealer ??

banditracer 11-20-2012 04:49 PM

you should be able to re-use it.

dpmeeks 11-20-2012 06:06 PM

cool.. thanks

nilskje 11-20-2012 09:37 PM

Remember to move the tone ring for the ABS from the old drum to the new one :-)

dpmeeks 11-20-2012 09:42 PM

Thanks Nil.. i will :)

amc49 11-22-2012 07:25 PM

Reuse nut but make sure it pulls up to torque correctly, you'll feel it give if it's failing. I use them once or several times based on that. Make sure you hit the full torque number, simply very tight there don't cut it, you'll be walking in a week and get to do it over.............175-200ft.lbs. works fine.


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