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Old 06-12-2013, 01:03 PM   #1
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36mm - where to buy the soket for the front hub nut?

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

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Old 06-12-2013, 02:31 PM   #2
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Princess Auto!
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:21 PM   #3
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Princess Auto!
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:36 PM   #4
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^ what he said. If you are lucky they may even be on sale
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:26 PM   #5
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Thanks,
Are they the only place?
the one's they sell at Sears or Canadian tire would not fit?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:03 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:05 PM   #7
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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.
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Old 06-13-2013, 02:54 PM   #8
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CT or princess auto - if they don't fit, grind'em down!
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The grinding was a PITA for me. I got a thin wall online.
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Old 06-13-2013, 03:34 PM   #10
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yeah, i used a bench grinder which worked VERY well - by hand (with a grinder) i can envision the sucakge.
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I bought a Princess Auto socket 3 months ago for this exact job and it fit perfectly.
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