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mr ilia 06-12-2013 12:03 PM

36mm - where to buy the soket for the front hub nut?
 
Hi,

I'm going to change front bearrings. Where can I get thin wall 36mm socked do to this job??

Thanks,

_JohnnyD_ 06-12-2013 01:31 PM

Princess Auto!

KIRASIR 06-12-2013 01:36 PM

^ what he said. If you are lucky they may even be on sale

Roysneon 06-12-2013 02:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _JohnnyD_ (Post 1614097)
Princess Auto!

Always the answer.

mr ilia 06-12-2013 02:26 PM

Thanks,
Are they the only place?
the one's they sell at Sears or Canadian tire would not fit?

mr ilia 06-12-2013 05:03 PM

Fyi - i stopped by canadian tire and picked up 36mm masterctaft made socket. I just tried it ant fits the hub nut. So this will be used to assist me to do this maintenance work.

mr ilia 06-12-2013 05:05 PM

Just to add, i got my bearing s with hubs (2) for about 140.00 us shipped front blunttech. He has them on sale. Check it out if you're looking for a set.

sb_600 06-13-2013 01:54 PM

CT or princess auto - if they don't fit, grind'em down!

cormier 06-13-2013 02:27 PM

The grinding was a PITA for me. I got a thin wall online.

sb_600 06-13-2013 02:34 PM

yeah, i used a bench grinder which worked VERY well - by hand (with a grinder) i can envision the sucakge.

_JohnnyD_ 06-13-2013 03:45 PM

I bought a Princess Auto socket 3 months ago for this exact job and it fit perfectly.


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