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Old 06-06-2017, 05:57 PM   #1
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How to change a rear wheel bearing on an E30

I felt there wasn't a good DIY out there for changing a rear wheel bearing on an E30, so I put one together.

http://www.rtsauto.com/how-to-change...ing-on-an-e30/

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Old 06-07-2017, 05:45 AM   #2
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Awesome! Looks great!
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:00 AM   #3
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:18 AM   #4
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Looks like OEM tools just ripped off SIR tools; they copied their B90 tool.

Still not cheap, but a significant difference between the B90 at $700 and Oemtools at $316.05.


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Old 07-13-2017, 11:24 AM   #5
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^ harbor freight sells a version of that kit for $110. Called the "FWD wheel bearing kit"

This is a very satisfying job to do
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:32 AM   #6
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^ harbor freight sells a version of that kit for $110. Called the "FWD wheel bearing kit"

This is a very satisfying job to do
They do, as do many other makers. FWD kits don't include the horseshoe hub remover (which you dont really need if you're using a slide hammer). The HF tool also has a soft forcing screw; something that might not be a big concern if you're only doing the job once, or don't care about exchanging it.

A lot of parts stores rent FWD kits for free (with deposit).

The B90 tool is generally more complete for Euro cars than most FWD kits, so if its a long term investment, it makes sense since you can use it on other euros.
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Old 07-17-2017, 11:06 AM   #7
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very clear instructions thanks!!
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