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#1 (permalink) Old 12-29-2003, 11:04 PM
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does the center bearing go on a certain way which side goes on the inner shaft? do yo ubut a lot of moly grease? what does it mean by preloading it? the bearing looks different on each side one side its aligned with the rubber the other side is like 1/8 lip with rubber teeth. which side goes where. any help would be great.
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Well I just replaced my center bearing on my 89 Conv. I placed the lip towards the inside of the shaft (towards the U joints). Well I hope it helps,
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thanks, i posted on 3 diff boards a million views 1 answer. thanks
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