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Oil Bath hubs

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I own a 1999 ranger 681 VS boat and trailer. The trailer is oil bath hubs. I had one fixed last year and the other side this year. I've taken it in both times and it has cost me $200 with no major damage. The main cost is labor and they did not guarantee their work as they recommened either changing the hub or replacing with grease bearings. The problem with oil bath is if the dust cap gets loose or leaks I'm screwed. So my question is how can I fix oil bath bearings myself? And should I look into switching from oil to grease?

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BK

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You can get the parts you need from a auto parts dealer like napa etc.. As far as the work itself it is not hard to do.

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So how do I do it? Is there a manual or something? I've done some digging around on the internet but haven't found instructions. I'm mechanically challenged.

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Check the sticky thread near the top of this forum.

"Wheel bearing repacking 101", or something similar to that.

Oil bath should not be much different, afaik, except for the oil bath cover instead of the normal dust cover.

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