posted November 25, 2005 08:57 AM
I have a gn rear end housing that when i go to put the nuts on for the hub they thread on really hard. I have checked the threads and the nuts both seem to be fine. does not hurt ether threads, is this common on these or should i not worrie about this?
showtime13 Dirt Full Roller
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posted November 25, 2005 11:09 AM
is one a revers thread? I had a rear end that was like that once. But ya sometimes they might go on hard, i've had to use a screwdriver and a hammer to tap it on around. Has the rear end been hit?
Todd83C Dirt Full Roller
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posted November 25, 2005 04:32 PM
No reverse thread, As far as i know the rear end is in good shape. The nut i put on the left went on that side hard but the right side easy, so i bought a new one and it went on hard on both sides.
oldfordmod Dirt Full Roller
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posted November 25, 2005 10:19 PM
If the nuts are plated and have never been on the hub, they will be tight until the get worked a few times. I had that problem with Speedway nuts and had to work them back and forth until the plating is worn off the nut threads. I wouldn't force them on the first time. Aluminum nuts work better because they have no plating.