Then replace the center cap and repeat for the other side. Now install the outer bearing nut and torque to 150 lb-ft. Rebate will be in the form of a Visa prepaid card. Then the wedge can be removed easily once the nut is off. Now with a gentle pull on the plastic cam assembly, it comes free from the wheel bearing nut.
Sure you have to get out of the cab to lock the hubs, but unlike automatic hubs you won't have to wait until you lose traction for your four-wheel drive to engage. Remove axle locknut inside center of hub Using a hub puller, start pushing axle out of hub. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your Ford, and have a great time with other Ranger fans. Mail-In Rebate - Rebate amount based on part s total. Knee deep in mud with a failed automatic hub and a disabled vehicle, the only way to repair it is to replace it. It says to use a magnet to pull it out. Thanks much, Al First result in my search for the conversion, nice write up.
Failures of the standard hubs usually were the outer end of the body busting off from torque, so this would only make sense. Do you have any problems that need to be fixed, issues to be dealt with? I did not have a Ford manual to go by, but looking at the parts, that was the way they fit together the best. If you cant get it in, flip the washer, and it usually will go. Install the inner adjusting nut nut with the pin - the thickest of the two nuts supplied with the conversion kit from Warn. The factory vacuum system has a lot of failure points - seals, hard and soft vacuum lines, controls, and the hubs themselves. I replaced my 4x4 module with a 4x2 module from a V-8 Mounty and my blinking lights are no more.
That's where I'd start first. You will need the conversion kit. Not sure which Ford Hub Conversion Kit to buy? I think you can them cheaper from RockAuto. Whether your an old timer or just bought your Ford you'll find that Ranger Forum is a great community to join. Here's the clip, about where it goes You can pull the toothed washer, and also the old automatic cam off. We offer a wide range of Ford Hub Conversion Kits of all the best brands in the industry at an affordable rate that fits the Price Range you are looking for.
If you have an article that covers reinstallation of the brake rotor bearings with the auto. One thing I thought I would point out is how to remove the little wedge. After a lot of screwing around, I decided to drive it through and if it ruined the bearing then fine. Too much grease in the cap will prevent it from locking. Visit for complete rebate details and redemption information.
Now with the locking key removed, you have to remove the wheel bearing nut. Is there a way around this. A pair of old c-clip pliers did the job, sort of, by getting some out, and carefully prying. Torque the lugnuts to 75-100 lb-ft with the wheel on the ground. It was a relatively painless swap. Corrosion-resistant die-cast aluminum cap with a internal locking mechanism made from impact-resistant nodular iron and steelCost Effective Solution to factory vacuum operated automatic hub repair. And they carry National brand seals.
Not an auto repair expert? Also, the conversion nuts are spicer, so you can grab them off of chevys as well as fords in a jy. This was posted by someone else on the Explorer Usenet. It did not want to fit. You should be able to rotate the big nut with a proper socket ours was already loose! Thanks for the great write up, Al Al, The way you described it is the way I installed them. We sell wholesale to the public.
Visit for complete rebate details and redemption information. Keep the washer, and put the cam with the old hubs. Once the shaft run is removed, the axle shaft spacer can be removed. The question is, with what? Oversize fees also waived on this item. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Ford Ranger Fans to meet online. .
This write up has got the wrenchin juices flowing again. Pound on the wheel bearing nut on a flat side with enough angle to get it to thread off. Then install the bearing retainer washer the one that is thin with many holes in it against the the adjusting nut. If not here, it would make a great addition to the Ranger section. Now go have fun having to get out of the truck to lock in your hubs in the mud and snow or whatever you get stuck in Little tip: Make sure you lock in your hubs first then you can put it in 4x4 Are you a Ford Ranger fan? I found out the hard way.
One thing I did notice was the standard hub has a roller bearing for the axleshaft gear to ride on while unlocked. Hey all, I may have answered my own question. It says 4x4 Control trac a4wd on it. Product fit perfectly on my 99 ford ranger and very easy to install. Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system.