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Old 02-24-2007, 07:04 PM   #4
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Location: Baneberry, TN
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Originally Posted by Hollywood
The bike: 2001 DRZ400e

The bearing: Front wheel, non-speedo drive side (left if you're sitting on the bike)

The what: Trying to push out the shot wheel bearing and the inner race popped free, and out along with the bearings and leaving behind the outer race stuck to the inner-circumference of the hub.

Tips for removal w/out paying somebody at the stealership, or a machine shop to remove it? I've tried tapping with a flat blade driver and using a race removal tool, but no luckie.

Before doing any damage I'd try warming up the entire assembly pretty hot. Something like a propane torch would do. Then when it's all good and warm rub the offending race with ice. It might just fall out.
Riding season is finally getting in gear!<br><br>Pat<br>aka Geeeze
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