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Old 05 February 2019, 04:14   #31
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personally i wouldn't re-use the one shot nuts because they are elliptical when new and stretch to form the lock nut onced used they stay stretched so not as effective im sure alko recommend single use and for the price of them piece of mind IMO

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personally i wouldn't re-use the one shot nuts because they are elliptical when new and stretch to form the lock nut onced used they stay stretched so not as effective im sure alko recommend single use and for the price of them piece of mind IMO

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It was when I used the pattern bearings. After that I used the genuine kits that came with a new nut.
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It was when I used the pattern bearings. After that I used the genuine kits that came with a new nut.
yep not condemning anyone dave bit old school me if it ain't got a split pin i'm cautious even had to buy a torque wrench that went up to the required torque just thought i'd mention it just in case someone not familiar wasn't aware
thats why i mentioned non waterproof bearings mine sometimes rumble after 3 months not what the OP asked but it's there for comparison ive found the back seals let them down more that the caps.
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<<<<<<<<< ive found the back seals let them down more that the caps.>>>>>>
I found grease nipples were the culprit with this.
Once they've been "topped up" a few times there's no compressible air space left and the next squeeze on the grease gun pops the seal out of the back of the hub.
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I found grease nipples were the culprit with this.
Once they've been "topped up" a few times there's no compressible air space left and the next squeeze on the grease gun pops the seal out of the back of the hub.
yep agree i thought of sticking something at the back to stop that but not looked into it
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