MX5 Parts Spares - Product Review For - Steering for MX5 Mk2 2.5 1998 2005, Steering for MX5 Mk1 1989 1998 - Front Hub Bearing, MX5 Mk1 2 2.5 With ABS
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Front Hub & Bearing, MX5 Mk1/2/2.5 With ABS
Front Hub & Bearing, MX5 Mk1/2/2.5 With ABS
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by Ian Cumming
Date Added: Wednesday 08 January, 2014
5 of 5 Stars!
Arrived quickly and was fitted in Feb 2013 as soon as I got it, (the pervious bearing was running red-hot and was obviously seized up). After buying the 29mm socket to undo the hub nut it was dead easy to fit, a mechanic friend told me not tighten it to the maximum torque setting as this puts a permanent strain on the cages of the bearings so I tightened it up to the mid-range of the recommended setting and have so far had no issues 14K miles later; it still runs cold and there is no discernible side play in the bearing at all. Straight through the MOT with no advisories. It seemed to make sense to me but of course if you do decide to do this it's at your own risk.

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