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Wheels are usually mounted on the wheel hub. They prevent friction between the car body and the wheel. In a vehicles suspension, the hub is a central component. It holds the shock and oil assembly together. The hub also holds the upper and lower control arms together. The caliper and brake rotor are located in the hub which holds the wheel in place. Faulty hubs are dangerous and could lead to the wheel separating from the vehicle. A number of tests can be carried out to know when your wheel hub is going bad.

Next, make damn sure you followed the instructions in the links above and mark the direction of rotation somewhere on your wheel! Then, match it with the rotation arrow on your tire! It would really suck if you went through the motions of putting on the new tire only to find you put it with the thread pattern on backwards! I triple-checked this step.

Lower the suelo hidraulico so the axle separates from the leaf springs by a couple of inches which will take the load off the leaf springs and give you room to put in the new center bolt.

Make sure that you wash your car frequently to reduce rust and corrosion. Every car is going to rust in the future, but this can be delayed if you just get all of the chemicals and salt off your car when you can. Make sure you regularly wax your car so that you protect the paint.

Your oil needs to be changed every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. Refer to your owners manual or ask at your parts store what is recommended by your vehicles manufacturer for your engine. You’ll also need to know what size engine is in your vehicle to get the proper oil filter and proper amount of oil. Most average engines hold 4 to 6 quarts.

Step IV – Install The Coilover – Before you install the coilover on the vehicle, just set up your kit first. Some notched collars keep in place the coilover shock bodies in the lower half and you can use the collar wenches to loosen them. You have to thread the shock body (lower) along the shock assembly and there is a rule to it. If you want to reduce the riding height of your vehicle, thread it upwards and so on. Tighten the wenches once you reach your desired height.

Most rear housing drains are located exactly on the bottom of the main housing; some are located slightly higher and are always located below the fill hole. You’ll need a crescent wrench or an Allen wrench to remove drain plug. Turn the plug counter clockwise until it’s removed and grease will begin to drain. When the housing is empty, pay particular attention to the findings in the bottom of the drain pan. Look for evidence of metal filings. Metal filings indicate some wear on the gears but if there isn’t an excessive amount, don’t worry about it. All gears produce small flakey filings.

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