Jump to content
66-96 Ford Broncos - Early & Full Size
ralphie86

replacing locking hubs

Recommended Posts

I just recently purchased an '86 and I am going to replace to the locking hubs, I am wondering the difficulty level of it?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

yo;

Welcome!

 

Manual Hub Replacement w/Mile Marker (6 screw) & tool list in an 86 (no torque specs)

Source: by Sixlitre (Malcolm H, Eddie Bauer) at http://www.superford.org/registry/vehicles/detail.php?id=4970&s=18660#content

 

Warn® Standard & Premium Hub Instructions P/N 20990 P/N 9790 & Diagrams for DRIVE FLANGE, MANUAL HUBLOCK, AUTO

Source: by Warn® http://warn.iwebcat.com/imgVD/WAR/61420C0-pn20990.pdf

 

Wheel Bearing Locknut Socket pic; "...The L spanner is stronger & less likely to slip off a nut, but it won't work on a self-locking nut..."

Source: by Steve83 (Steve, That dirty old truck) at http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/701808

Wheel Bearing Locknut Torque Settings for 80-96 MANUAL HUBS, NOT Factory Auto Hubs; Ford Pickups and Bronco; "...Using a lockout spanner (Ford # T59T-1197-B or equivalent) and a torque wrench, tighten the inner bearing adjusting nut to 50 foot pounds while rotating the wheel back and forth and seating the bearing. Back off the adjusting nut approximately 45 degrees. Assemble the lock washer by turning the inner lockout to align the pin with the nearest hole in the lock washer. To lock it, install the outer lock nut and tighten it to 150 foot pounds. Grab the top of the tire with one hand and the bottom of the tire with the other. Move the tire in and out on the spindle. End play should be less than .006 – inch.).." Thanks to 90beater (Topher, Chris)!!!!

Source: by miesk5 at Ford Bronco Zone Forums http://broncozone.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=6916&hl=

 

 

Auto to Manual Swaps;

5 screw to Warn® in an 89 (no torque specs); "...Next, your ready to install the manual hub. As you can see in this picture, the snap ring gruve is not visible, and thus cannot be accessed. The snap ring must be installed. As I was doing this project "Lone Ranger" style, I needed to apply outward pressure on the axle shaft u-joint. The only way I could quickly resolve this was to place a standard crow bar behind the u-joint and using a black rubber tie-down strap to pull tension on the crow bar. I simply hooked the other end to the Pittman arm..." read more

Source: by JD_bronco, (Dave, John D, jdbronco) at http://www.4x4preservation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=264

 

------==============

 

More hub Links in my site @ http://www.broncolinks.com/index.php?index=103

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoticons maximum are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×