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Old 04-04-2004, 12:06 AM   #1
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Im gonna buy some plugs tomorrow. Any one have and sugestions on what brand? Also anyone ever installled a front wheel bearing hub assembally? hard/easy? How much time?
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I just replaced the plugs recently on my 90 SSE and went with the CA delco Professional Platinums, I also installed MSD wires.

I would probably stick with AC Delco plugs if you can.
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You really should pick up a generic service manual for that front wheel bearing. It'll help alot. Torque specs are in Techinfo, Specifications.

The manual should run you no more than $15. Chilton'* is first choice (#28200) Haynes is second, Clymer third, but all three will get you through this no problem.
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For the plugs I would say go with either AC Delco Platinum or NGK TR55 V-Power. Wires... Stock would be fine... As for the wheel bearing do what Will said and go buy a manual.
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AC delco on the plugs and the wheel bearing will take u 45-60 minutes depending on ur reading skills and a wheel alignment later
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anyone ever installled a front wheel bearing hub assembally? hard/easy? How much time?
You Too? Jimzdat posted this procedure here

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...436&highlight=

I have a current post here under "Other H-bodies and 3800 powered cars" section of this forum


http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=16749

I haven't started the job yet but I'll let ya know how difficult it was(or not) if/when I do the deed
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thannks alot guys. i just picked up a hub assb. at murrays. $99.99. Im heading out the the garage
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well it was a good attept by me and my buddie jon. we tried for 2 hours to try to get my roter off. it is rusted on. any sugestions? i tried everything.
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Do ya have the caliper off? I had two little one time slip-on washers on the lug studs, they come off with pliers. If that'* not it, get some WD-40 on there, and try to lightly tap ti off with a hammer, but don't hit the actual rotor surface, use an old brake pad.
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Put some liquid wrench around the bolt holes, let it sit for a few minutes, and then use a rubber mallet to hit the rotor on the back. I'm assuming you took the caliper off already.
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