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Old 06-24-09, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Bob Barker View Post
.. The cones on the body end of the axle IIRC were slightly different, too, but I don't remember exactly how.
The ball bearing bit is the same, it's how the cone and spacer stack meets up towards the pressed in seal in the body that's different.

Originally Posted by Bob Barker View Post
...I took the 8s body from a trashed hub so I had any other parts I needed.
which is an excellent way of doing this swap while retaining the original degree of weather proofing. Merely getting a new body from somewhere tends to leave you a bit short in this area.
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