RE: [Chrysler300] ....and now for a discussion or wheel bearing races
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RE: [Chrysler300] ....and now for a discussion or wheel bearing races





I tend to agree with comment, however Loctite anaerobic bearing mount is made for this, is very good stuff. It was  once used in a factory I was involved with to take up manufacturing clearances,  make assembly process of close fits easier. I do not recall temp range , might not be suitable or there might be different temp range products .Would make bearing one with hub but that is probably ok , both go to dumpster next time.

 

Maybe check their site, see if you feel ok.

 

Not a “do it” recommendation, just information for you.

 

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 'Lynn' lynnd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:57 PM
To: Jack Boyle; Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: 'Joan Mabry'
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] ....and now for a discussion or wheel bearing races

 




I would be looking for a new hub.  There is really no way  to re-center the race once it has spun.  The JB Weld and Permatex bearing mount/ sleeve retainer will “seat” the race in the bore, but it’s not going to hold up under the weight, heat,  and torsional stresses the wheel and hub go through.  It’s a lot like using a punch to “stake” a bad bearing bore to take up the slack.  

 

Sent: Monday, July 18, 2016 1:49 PM

Subject: [Chrysler300] ....and now for a discussion or wheel bearing race

 

I just had my C300 front drums turned. The machinist noted that one inner and another outer race can be rotated in the hub by hand. I drove the car 2.000 miles last year with no problem – lucky?

The bearings are only a few years old so I really don’t want to start over by looking for new(er) drums or hubs and new bearings again etc.

Anybody have any experience setting races in JB Weld or similar?.

thanks

…Jack

Jack Boyle

(913) 544 4650

Enjoying the same C-300 since 1967

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