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Unread 03-31-2010, 02:41 PM   #16
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The front is a unit bearing...aka it has the hub and a sealed bearing all as one unit. Pretty common in today's cars.
Thanks dose someone make one that takes a pressed bearing?

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Unread 03-31-2010, 05:01 PM   #17
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Yes its called hub conversion and it pretty much changes the unit bearing set up to a d44 like setup. but you dont get much streanth from it but you do get lock out hubs they are about $800. Mile marker and warn make them.
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Unread 03-31-2010, 05:23 PM   #18
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Thanks dose someone make one that takes a pressed bearing?
Supposedly '87-'89 YJs came from the factory with a rebuildable hub, and unit bearings began being installed in '90. Chances are by now most early YJ hubs have been replaced with a unit hub/bearing at some point over the years... I know mine have.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 08:53 AM   #19
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man i hope not to many people put 800$ parts in a d30 lol. Thanks for the reply's
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