Originally Posted by willwren
What was such a PITA for you about the nosedrive? Did you attempt it without a press?
yes i had a 10TON press that was 7' tall and 4' wide, but having all the right fitting to make sure i preesed on the right races was a bitch and the this piticular press didnt have the best surface to put the nose on. and getting the shaft back in wasnt very easy at all, it started pushing the bearing that was alfready in the nose out. and i almost screwed up the seal when i didnt notice the center rolling over(not sliding) and the tention sring poped out, so i hade to press it all apart and redo it again
but its all back together finally and feels good
Hers the pics on the painted */C took me an hour to tint it to match this well
just to compare here it is before paint