Series 1 front hub carrier help required

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#1 Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by Pethers » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:00 pm

Hi

Need some help and advice please. Taken apart front suspension and need help as to what to do with the hub carrier where the lower ball joint comes through. There seems to be a lip (which is damaged) above the hole where the bolt from the ball comes through. I can’t work out if this is part of the casting or is removable?

Can someone explain please?

If removable how do I get it out?

Thanks

Mark
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#2 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by cactusman » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:02 pm

Aahhh....pic is missing....
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#3 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by Pethers » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:08 pm

I can’t post the picture from my phone it’s too big.....

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#4 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by Pethers » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:11 pm

I’ve rewritten the question to try to explain without the picture

Thank you

Mark

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#5 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by mgcjag » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:12 pm

Hi..is it about 11/2in dia where the lower balljoint fits....if do its a removable ring if your fitting the newer sealed lower balljoints...Steve
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#6 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by Pethers » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:16 pm

Thanks Steve.

Yes about 40mm diameter. How do I get it out?

Thanks

Mark

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#7 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by mgcjag » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:23 pm

Hi Mark....tap it out with a small rod/drift on the lip and upwards....Steve
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#8 Re: Series 1 front hub carrier help required

Post by Pethers » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:26 pm

Great

Thanks very much Steve

Mark

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