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Old 10-17-2015, 06:31 PM   #1
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Getting ready to inspect my brakes after 6000 mile trip out west. Just curious what others think about when pulling off hubs, does it affect the rear grease seal, if your careful and dont nick it when putting hubs back on or will it weaken the seal from sealing. Have repacked bearings before and always replaced seals. But never pulled just hubs and reinstalled.
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I do not think if you are just pulling off the hubs and putting them back on that there is no need to replace the seals. The only reason is when you are pulling out the rear bearing to grease them.
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Old 10-17-2015, 09:06 PM   #3
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If you just want to inspect the brakes, you don't need to remove the hubs, only the drums.
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Duh, what was I thinking, guess the long trip tired my brain out.
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Old 10-18-2015, 07:22 AM   #5
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If you are going to all the trouble to pull the drums, just as well pack the bearings while you are there.
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Old 10-18-2015, 02:08 PM   #6
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If you are going to all the trouble to pull the drums, just as well pack the bearings while you are there.
That's what I was thinking.
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Old 10-18-2015, 07:59 PM   #7
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If you just pull the drums to inspect the brakes, you aren't in position to repack the bearings. You'll have to remove the hubs to get to the bearings.
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Old 10-18-2015, 08:07 PM   #8
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The 6k LCI is a Hub/Drum single piece assembly.
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The 6k LCI is a Hub/Drum single piece assembly.

Seems to be some confusion here. I have to agree with Titan Guy.

When I want to repack the bearings, or, inspect the brakes. The drum and hub are all one piece.

And, yes, if you are careful you should be able to inspect and put it back together without replacing the seal. If it's not leaking or damaged already. Provided you don't damage it in the process.
All tho, no better time to clean, inspect, and repack the bearings.
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