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  • Maestro wheel bearings

    I notice on ebay there are one piece replacements, are these better than the original 2 bearings seperated by a spacer ?

  • #2
    First of all, front or rear and the year of your car?
    1958 Ford Consul Convertible, nearly finished
    1965 Ford Zodiac Executive. Out and being used
    1984 MG Montego EFi in black. Digital dash and stored away for now.
    1984 MG Montego EFI. Digital dash. Work will restart soon
    2002 MGZS 180. Cheap 50 car
    2004 MGZT cdti. Great workhorse
    2004 MGZT V8. What a car, my fave atm

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    • #3
      If its the front hub then there are two bearing options.

      A two piece bearing for earlier cars and a one piece larger bearing for later cars (which is supposed to last longer).

      I don't think they're inter-changeable as the hubs are different.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by carfix View Post
        If its the front hub then there are two bearing options.

        A two piece bearing for earlier cars and a one piece larger bearing for later cars (which is supposed to last longer).

        I don't think they're inter-changeable as the hubs are different.
        there are two types of one piece bearing as well, ball thrust and taper roller, Rover discontinued the ball thrust fairly quickly as it was prone to failure, but they are still available nos or pattern parts, best avoided if possible.

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        • #5
          it is the rear wheel bearing and the car is a 1998 Ledbury

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          • #6
            it will be a two piece bearing, make sure the hub/drum is not worn. Is the old bearing rumbling?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by colfee View Post
              it is the rear wheel bearing and the car is a 1998 Ledbury
              As above, A two piece bearing and you will need to keep the spacer in the centre as bearings don't come with it. Easy job to remove
              1958 Ford Consul Convertible, nearly finished
              1965 Ford Zodiac Executive. Out and being used
              1984 MG Montego EFi in black. Digital dash and stored away for now.
              1984 MG Montego EFI. Digital dash. Work will restart soon
              2002 MGZS 180. Cheap 50 car
              2004 MGZT cdti. Great workhorse
              2004 MGZT V8. What a car, my fave atm

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              • #8
                Thanks a lot chaps have ordered the two piece set

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