Originally Posted by rover67
or if I suspected that a previous owner jacked with it.
One of the knuckle bearings in my '76 40 was a BALL BEARING.
No idea how the idiot thought that would fly, but I guess they figured the races were the right sizes so what the heck? Needless to say, not only was the seal shot but the bronze liner in the hub was worn unevenly where the shaft was way out of concentricity.