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waterboy wrote: Next to fit the hub back into the bearing. Having read around I thought I'd line it up carefully and use a hammer. No chance. Hub went just a little off true and consequently bearing started to separate. No way to adjust, the bearing just fell to bits.

Any suggestion of how to fit without repeating on a new bearing?
Don't hit bearings with a hammer unless you want them to fail. :o

Use a bearing press found in a workshop or a screw type kit for DIY to fit bearings correctly without damage.
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Yes. I fitted the bearings with a screw type tool. But it has no adaptor to fit the hub back in. And the bolt is too large to fit through the hub. I was thinking there must a hub fitting tool to do the job.

Do you know where I might get one at a sensible price?
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waterboy wrote:I fitted the bearings with a screw type tool. But it has no adaptor to fit the hub back in. And the bolt is too large to fit through the hub.
I have used a correctly sized socket from the socket set that fits exactly on the rim of the bearing for pressing them in.

You will need to find one that fits on the inner part of the bearing and one for the hub inner part.

If you see how the screw type tool you have works, a suitable long bolt or some studding, some washers and a spanner can recreate the way your tool works.

Use this home made tool with some perfectly sized sockets from the tool box and you should be able to install the inner part of the hub carrier into the inner part of the bearing safely and without damage :)

You won't need to support the outer part of the bearing because you are not putting any force on it.
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