HUB, DRUM, WHEEL BEARINGS, AND AXLE SEAL (Con't)
One-part seal (13) replaces old four-part seal.
Ring (18) and
a. Slide ring (18) on axle spindle (1) and seat with
ball-peen hammer and drift.
axle seal (13)
b. Slide axle seal (13) on axle spindle (1) as for as it
Studs in hub are marked either R or L. The R stands for
right-hand threads; the L stands for left-hand threads. Hubs
with right-hand threads must go on the right side. Hubs with
left-hand threads must go on the left side.
Axle spindle (1)
Hub (3), drum
Have assistant help lift and slide hub (3) and
(2), and outer
drum (2) onto axle spindle (1) as far as it will go.
bearing cone (4)
Be careful not to damage axle spindle (1)
Slide outer bearing cone (4) on axle spindle (1).
Screw on by hand. The dowel (30) faces
adjusting nut (5)
Using 3 in. locknut socket and handle, screw
in until hub (3) binds on axle spindle (1).
Unscrew wheel bearing adjusting nut (5) turn.
Check adjustment by rocking drum (2) on axle
If properly adjusted, movement between drum
(2) and top edge of spider (28) will be hardly
If not properly adjusted, repeat steps 31b
through 31e until properly adjusted.