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Unread 02-16-2014, 04:58 PM   #1
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Front Bearings

I know this is kind of an odd question but Im looking for the bolt circle of the mounting hub. Im also looking to find what the center hub area is.

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Unread 02-17-2014, 05:40 AM   #2
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anyone?
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Unread 02-17-2014, 07:47 AM   #3
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Maybe explain your question a little better, as is I am having a hard time understanding what you want
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Unread 02-17-2014, 07:59 AM   #4
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where the attaching bolts are... there are 3 bolts in a concentric circle. I want to know what that circle is.. I know the wheel studs are on a 4.5 inch circle.
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Unread 02-17-2014, 08:14 AM   #5
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Perhaps go to a parts store with a piece of cardboard and a sharpie ?

I like where your going with this.
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Unread 02-17-2014, 11:07 AM   #6
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U trying to find a bearing that will fit that hole but have a different pattern? Most parts stores have calipers to measure outside and inside diameter. Just go up there and get them to pull a hub unit and measure the outside diameter of the mount.
If they ask why, say you need to make sure it will fit the hole you have.. They dont care either way.
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Unread 02-18-2014, 04:52 AM   #7
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so here is the real reason I want to know this. I am building a trailer to go behind the jeep and want to have the same bolt pattern as the towing vehicle. I also would like to build this to "squat" so a full axle wont work.
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Unread 02-18-2014, 06:54 AM   #8
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FYI...U have to install outer shafts in the unit bearings or they will come apart
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Unread 02-18-2014, 07:05 AM   #9
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YEAP what he said^^^... Can get front cherokee 2x4 axle. And it already has the stub axles in there. Very easy... No monkeying around with making something work.. Get hub bearings and all at a U pull it yard for less than 40 bucks.
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Unread 02-18-2014, 07:33 AM   #10
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Or if you wanting just the lug pattern, any for ranger or explorer front 2x4 axle with be spindles and rotor. A much easier setup to use and the bearings last forever.
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