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Old August 5th, 2012, 09:36 PM   #1
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Is a 3.3" to 3.25" bushing possible?

Or is that to small to be doable. I had a race spin bad, and the hub isn't available anymore, I'm hoping to find a bigger race with my same bearing to do the fix, but just curious what my options are if I can't find something to work.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 06:23 AM   #2
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Could you have a new race made with larger OD?

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Old August 6th, 2012, 06:37 AM   #3
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.025 wall is pretty thin. If you can find someone to make it, you could freeze fit it in. Also check out speedie sleeves from Invetech. The only ones I have ever used are for shafts and not bores but it would be worth a look.

You won't be able to find anyone who will make a single piece tapered bearing outer race.

Do you have the actual part number you need?
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Old August 6th, 2012, 06:55 PM   #4
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I found a bigger race, with a bearing the same ID. One of my customers is gonna machine the hub to fit the new race. Between bearing, races, and machining ill have under $100 into it. Much easier than tracking down a hub that I will pay more for than the machining.
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