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Old 12-30-2012, 02:12 PM   #1
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Exclamation svt front spindles * in desperate need

I'm in need of a driver side front spindle if someone can spare it.


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Old 12-30-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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Why does it need to be replaced?
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:55 PM   #3
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I've did the bearing on that side 4 times in the last 16 mounths and its bad again... The only thing I can think of is maybe somethings wrong with it... I did hope a curb really bad last year. Plus there is only one shop in my area with a press and they just tripled there price to $65 and I'm not trying to full with them
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It's rare that the spindle would need replacing. More likely that they are damaging the bearing while installing it.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:02 PM   #5
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Ya I've thought of it and brought it up to them an they got offensive about it. But I have been useing them for a long time without issues too. Hopeing I could just pick one up with a good bearing
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:16 PM   #6
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Ya I've thought of it and brought it up to them an they got offensive about it. But I have been useing them for a long time without issues too. Hopeing I could just pick one up with a good bearing

Unless there is visible scoring or blueing from heat(meaning the bearing is slipping and spinning on the spindle), it is doubtful the spindle is bad.

Did you replace the strut after the curbing? How is the alignment? Too much camber from a damaged strut, or toe from a bent tie rod, will destroy a new bearing quickly.

Good luck. I hope you find one and it solves you problem.
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Are you using a impact to tighten the bearings?
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I assume you mean the axle nut... An Ya I have... But its a small one then I useda torque rench
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i have a pair , left and right with 80k on them. pm me if interested.
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