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Old 06-05-2008, 07:02 PM   #1
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DIY - Rear Wheel Bearing on the Cheap

Firstly I would like to thank Team DFL, ,
http://teamdfl.com/bmw/e46/rear_whee...ing/index.html

This DIY is for those that are not willing to pay for a bearing tool. If anyone is interested I will post the parts required and the dimensions, but from the photos it should be clear.

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Old 06-06-2008, 10:02 AM   #2
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Nice! I hope no one minds but I PDFed the pages just in case the host goes down we have a local copy. I also added the link to the DIY collection.

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Old 06-06-2008, 10:05 AM   #3
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How difficult? and how did you compress them?
If you don't mind, could you add little bit of detail?
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Old 06-08-2008, 11:49 AM   #4
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If you are a competent mechanical person it just takes time. The difficulty is taking your time so you do not damage the axel or hub. I will add a write up later today or tomorrow morning. I also have a new bearing, hub nut, and snap ring for sale.

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Old 06-10-2008, 09:01 PM   #5
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Hi. I, myself, am unable to glean the specs/dimensions of the tools you used from the pics. It looks like they work though ;-)
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Old 06-18-2008, 02:32 PM   #6
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Firstly I would like to thank Team DFL, ,
http://teamdfl.com/bmw/e46/rear_whee...ing/index.html

This DIY is for those that are not willing to pay for a bearing tool. If anyone is interested I will post the parts required and the dimensions, but from the photos it should be clear.

DaMole.
Hi do you have sizes for the parts required. I am in Ireland and trying to get rid of this awful noise. My e-mail is gerardneeson@hotmail.com
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For future reference, my 2000 328 uses a 30mm
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For future reference, my 2000 328 uses a 30mm
As does my 2003 320d

I think it seems to be the 330/M3 that use a 36mm
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