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Old 09-14-2009, 03:31 PM   #5
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heating the Hub I would not recommend, I know it can be done that way but it tempers the metal and weakens it, sometimes it can cause stress cracks and the amount of heat generated to do this can damage the seal on the bearing, only a properly lubed bearing and a press tool or press itself should be used. And yes, the heat needed to expand the arm is no where near the heat generated by brakes and friction naturally.
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