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Replacing Rotors with Tapered Roller Bearings – Eric The Car Guy

www.ericthecarguy.com I thought I would try putting the website link first this time. I was very happy to make this video since I don’t often see tapered roller bearings anymore. This video shows the step by step process of removing tapered roller bearings, cleaning them, and repacking them. I have thrown in a few tips and tricks that I hope will make the job easier and given you a list of tools that you will need to get this job done. I hope you have as much fun watching this video as I did making it. You can visit me at the web address link at the top of this description.Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not
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25 Responses

  1. legitfirstshooter

    Thanks man for the upload. My 1990 ford mustang gt has the same assembly and I had some trouble with th whole process . But yet again? one of your video saved my ass.

  2. hotb5y

    u saved my life 2day! i got a 91 caprice classic dat still use da Tapered Roller Bearings! i had NO IDEA on how? 2 get them off! thanks

  3. Laggy Wizard

    btw i would like to let everyone who doesnt know this is one of those 200-300 dollar brake jobs at? a local shop not a less than a hundred brakes for less job…

  4. zaraak323i

    Yeah, that is a *great* trick that I will be using next time I? do bearings. Thanks Eric

  5. Georg1979

    Oh, this was nice! Really enjoyed? this one.Thnx!

  6. Jerkwad152

    Your brake fluid? catcher is nicer than mine. I just use an old beer can.

  7. ballard1911

    Your videos are awesome. How about some videos about understanding and adjusting women? as needed??

  8. temporaryaccount68

    Hey Eric just wanted to say thanks for the video,? I just replaced the front rotors on my Blazer and without this video I would’ve had no idea whatsoever on how to do it but with your video I was able to get it done. This is my first car so I’m still learning, just once again thanks for all the great videos.

  9. halleffect1

    Nice that the rotors come with races already installed.
    they didn’t do that years ago. you had? pound the races out or buy new bearings.

  10. cesare8020

    Aww. Why you hide the Raybestos name. Those are some of the best pads on the market. Should? be proud to have access to those.

  11. AngeredKabar

    My old van had this type of bearing and I wish I knew that trick with the castle nut to get the inside bearing and grease seal out of the rotor. Took me? half an hour with some pliers to get the seal off.

  12. klosnoski

    amazing how that LITTLE rubber cover makes life WAY easy when it comes time to bleed the brakes.?

  13. jupitr2

    Eric, Thanks for THIS! It was an excellent video with super camera positioning for the viewer and extremely informative. I am doing the same on my ’79 Trans Am and needed confirmation on a couple things. Sure is appreciated!?

  14. billymach4

    Good? Video. Just a few comments.
    I would have replaced the wheel bearings, and the cotter pin. I like the brake bleed trick!

  15. BenatoZ28

    Should also mention to NOT put the? bearings on your finger and spin it with the air nozzle…. I’ve heard some very interesting stories…. and they are not good.

  16. louis2128

    dear etcg,
    I’ve been watching every episode from beginning to end and I would like to say great job with the show. your videos? are very detailed and easy to understand. 😀

  17. TheMo786brutal

    Great vid? helps alot in lvl 1 at college keep them coming dude

  18. metusa666

    once again? a great video

  19. BASICS1A1

    Great video. I think that it is better to change all of the old brake hardware when doing the brakes. For instance, the cotter pin, brake pad holders and the caliper mounting bolts. With new hardware the job? goes from good to EXCELLENT. In addition, using a torque wrench is essential in tightening crucial nuts and bolts.

  20. paulbreor

    you crack me up?

  21. JRobert111111

    Hey Eric, thanks for the great videos! I’ve watched several tonight, including what’s in your toolbox. However, you never? mentioned what kind of bearing packing tool you were using. Packing the bearings is the part of a brake job I hate the most, but your tool looks awesome. More info on it please? Thanks!

  22. GuitaristJeimuzu

    It’s “your? mother was a hamster and your father smells of elderberries”.
    More important than shop safety is correctly quoting Monty Python!

  23. curtis9188

    why? not?

  24. dav8388

    never ever, ever, ever, crimp off a brake hose! It has a inner liner. when you crimp it off like you did. You can? break that liner and cause it to act like a check valve. It will let fluid past when you press the pedal, but not let fluid back thus locking the caliper up. I am an ASE certified technician too.

  25. kel557

    says on the tube? of lithium based grease you can , and the bloke in the shop said :S