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by oregondime
26 Jun 2012 20:02
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DIY on rear wheel bearings?

went to mount the swingarm back on the car and noticed when remounting the drums that i was missing a "tappet adjustment" for the drum brake adjustment. i didnt notice it got knocked loose at the shop while replacing the bearings. went to the nissan dealer and they claimed there were only 3 in Ameri...
by oregondime
25 Jun 2012 18:58
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DIY on rear wheel bearings?

that metal bar (used a ball joint fork) between the wheel studs with lug nuts on was actually my first thought, but even with my e-brake on (pads need replacing) it was still dragging the bar across the concrete. it wasnt long enough lol..
by oregondime
25 Jun 2012 18:47
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DIY on rear wheel bearings?

had a shop do the bearings today $25 on the removed swing arm, they used a impact gun, hope that didnt jack the stub axle up...
by oregondime
22 Jun 2012 15:11
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DIY on rear wheel bearings?

thank you so much! thats the best simplistic explanation ive seen start to finish.

all those side notes you wrote FSM 's dont reveal..
by oregondime
22 Jun 2012 12:15
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DIY on rear wheel bearings?

I have 7 different manuals on my computer, all with equally bad pictures, that dont show bearing removal in action, just a slide hammer attached to something. forgot to mention that. How do difficult is it to remove the bearings once the hub has been pulled? How do I remove the bearings? Ive never d...
by oregondime
22 Jun 2012 12:03
Forum: Suspension
Topic: DIY on rear wheel bearings?
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

DIY on rear wheel bearings?

I need to change my rear wheel bearings, as I have a nice wump wump in the rear that gradually got worse to the point I cant drive it anymore. I've troubleshot everything and the only thing that isnt normal is the bearings. It makes a groaning noise from the hub when the tire leaves/contacts the gro...
by oregondime
01 Jan 2010 17:45
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

Re: mount a new school radio

funny enough, i had no idea. the last radio i ever tried to install was in my 1st car a 70 beetle, and the radio was used with no sleeve. no wonder i never got it installed successfully. the one i installed a few days ago was also a sony xplod oddly enough.. i have a '71 so no worries. it works awes...
by oregondime
31 Dec 2009 23:33
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

Re: mount a new school radio

im still lookin for a suitable sleeve. ill probably find one on a hot rod website. are you talking about the door handle that lifts? i bought a dental style pick set, works perfect for the window crank and door handle.
by oregondime
31 Dec 2009 21:40
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

Re: mount a new school radio

fair enough, i should of specified that i had never used a sleeve setup and didnt know jack about it or its function. i was under the assumption i had to use the old brackets and drill new holes to attach to new head unit. goatee: how i did mine was: rolled up the windows, removed door panels decide...
by oregondime
31 Dec 2009 11:37
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

Re: mount a new school radio

didnt realize i could poke the louvers in the sleeve. thanks for the details on how to do it... :roll:
by oregondime
30 Dec 2009 20:48
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

Re: mount a new school radio

i got my gauges there already, and cut the bezel. thanks though
by oregondime
30 Dec 2009 20:07
Forum: Body & Electrical
Topic: mount a new school radio
Replies: 18
Views: 1475

mount a new school radio

so ive been looking for hours on how to best mount my new radio. so id appreciate if anyone could tell me how they did theirs, and possibly pictures id appreciate it :)
by oregondime
17 Oct 2009 12:29
Forum: Suspension
Topic: What rim width, Size, and Offset should I use?
Replies: 3
Views: 759

Re: What rim width, Size, and Offset should I use?

just hit search and write wheel fitment or similar.this gets asked once a day
by oregondime
16 Jul 2009 18:37
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Front sway bar from other vehicles
Replies: 17
Views: 1760

Re: Front sway bar from other vehicles

perfect just the pics i was lookin for! im running a skid plate and was curious how close the bar and plate will be. it just might work with both. or ill just let the bar protect the pan like yours
by oregondime
15 Jul 2009 18:59
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Front sway bar from other vehicles
Replies: 17
Views: 1760

Re: Front sway bar from other vehicles

hey defdes do you have any pics of the maddat bar mounted on the car?