I have a gear puller that should work in place of the pickle fork. We'll find out tonight just how easy/hard the cone washer come out on the top and bottom caps. I think I'm in good shape on the bottoms as they easily seprated 1/8" once the nuts were removed.
I just got off the phone with Kurt at Cruiser Outfitters and have part number FA7590 (front axle kit, including trunion bearings) and new Timken wheel bearings and the Marlin heavy duty inner axle seals on the way. They should arrive on Friday.
Still need to order the new calipers and rotors, but expect to also have them on Friday.
I'm not too excited about all the pounding to seat the new bearing races in the hub and seat the wheel stud bolts. Does anyone know of a shop on the south end with a press that would do this?
Ricardo Maestas - Bio Page
1999 LX 470
- 1971 FJ-40