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Old 08-11-2009, 01:14 PM   #1
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What size socket do I need to change the front hub/bearings on my 2001 SSEi? Do I need a deep socket?
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You will need a 34mm deep socket for the axle nut and I forget if the wheel hub bolts are 13mm or 15mm, they are one or the other.
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Keep in mind I could be wrong on the hub size, but I recall using a ball swivel socket and only have those in 10mm, 13mm and 15mm. Which really narrows it down.
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I am a little confused on what you mean for the wheel hub bolts. On older cars I have worked on the wheel bolts are knurled near the shoulder, and are press fit into the hub from the back side. Are our wheel bolts threaded into the hob with a hex head on the back side?
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