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I took my TR3a for its MOT today and whilst it passed without any issues, the mechanic pointed out that there was quite a lot of play in the rear hub bearings. They weren't noisy but they had quite a lot of play. It's a while since I touched them but I don't recall it as being a simple job to adjust them. The only way that I can think of doing it will be to remove the half shaft and adjust the shim pack between the brake back plate and the rear axle, which will be a pain as I have to remove the six set screws with their locking tabs etc. Is that correct or is there an easier way?
Hello Suggestions required... I have rebuilt a few rear hubs now but I have a problem on the offside rear. If I jack up the car and then hold the wheel at top and bottom I get slightly more in and out play than if I check the same holding the wheel at 3 and 9 o'clock positions. It can't be the adjustment of the hub bearings because that would give the same play all round. The bearings are adjusted to about 0.002 - 0.003 inch and doesn't seem to make any difference if I fit the hub carrier to the trailing arm 90 degrees different. I can't see or feel any play between the hub carrier a
I came home from the Southdown Group Summer Event, this evening, with a vibration from the RHS rear wheel. At home I took off the brake drum and it was not the brakes but three of the wheel studs were loose. Is it advisable to remove the hub and have the welder fix it or should I approach Revington who have an answer? I am not sure of the detail of their kit. Does anyone know or have experience of their repair kit? It looks as if a new hub is not available, from Moss any way and mine is the original which came with the car as new, so I am keen to keep it.. What is the best re