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Rear wheel bearings

Post by dustrat » Tue May 23, 2017 1:58 pm

Iv'e got a 73 Ghia with swing axle and I'm going to change rear wheel bearings . Does anyone know the manufactuers part number rather than VW number. :?: I want to get bearings locally from bearing supplier before I start the job.
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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by Marc » Wed May 24, 2017 2:36 pm

6306

30x72x19mm "deep-groove" single row open ball bearing.

Other numbers include 394 54069 279, 6306.2RSR, 813-134,306, 306TB, 6306 C3, 6306.C3, 6306-J, P306, 91986


There's also a sealed version that's factory-lubricated which some "slammers" are using since an excessively lowered swingaxle doesn't allow any gear lube to make it up to the bearings...I don't know what the life expectancy of those is, never used 'em myself: https://www.amazon.com/6306-2RS-Bearing ... B002BBI5IK

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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by Marc » Wed May 24, 2017 3:11 pm

Manufacturers' P/Ns which cross to 311 501 283:

Beck/Arnley 051-2378

Repco 212-13507

Lazorlite U81-3109

Repco 212-13505

Beck/Arnley 051-3857

Beck/Arnley 67-2378

NTN TMB306B

NTN 6306

MRC 306C

MRC 306S

NTN 6306UC3

NTN 6306V27

NTN 6306X13*JD

Sealed Power F3306

Koyo 6306

Sealed Power B-306

Perfect Circle 306

Vera 64-00451

Vera 64-00097

New Holland 46805

Mopar Y306

Sierra Marine 15-1128

Meritor 1828A157

Meritor 1828A131

Sierra Marine 15-1101

Rover 556050

Triumph 139737

WABCO R674

Vauxhall 1013378

Vauxhall 1013373

WABCO MP674

Vauxhall 903306

Triumph SP73G

Twin Disc Clutch M2381

WABCO S9954

Vauxhall 6305812

Hyster 43306

Joy 301X22

Joy 321X97

Joy 6B306

Joy 94X306

Joy 90371997

Joy E94AX306

Joy 940025306

Lempco TB3306

Joy 94X1

Yale And Towne 545861

Yamaha 93306-205U1-00

NSK 6306UC3

CARQUEST 306

ITM Autoparts 38-99928

National 306

ACDelco 3306

ACDelco 3306X1270

Nachi 6306

L&S 3306

Borg Warner B306A

American Bearing 3306

Fafnir 306K

Green Ball 3306

Federal CHEV306

Hoover A7065

Hoover 6306

Mcquay-Norris BB6306

Mcquay-Norris BB6306-J

FAG 6306TNH.C3

FAG 903306

FAG 330

FAG 330CD

Federal 1306-2

Hoover 306

Timken 306

FAG 6306

Federal 1306

Ahlberg 6306

ACF 160996

Belarus LLIPO-306

Auto Union H1671

Auto Union R6306

Bucyrus Erie 26137000

Bucyrus Erie Q30

Bucyrus Erie QR200

Bolens 1860613

Auto Union 10300

Auto Union 00625032-40

Bucyrus Erie R1522

Case Tractor A223887

Clark Equipment 743438

Clark Equipment 306

Case Tractor 0955CK1

Clark Equipment 820103-32

Clark Equipment 0078014457

Cummins S16069

Cummins 2699

Clark Equipment 11768

Clark Equipment 006326

Cockshutt MXS535

Cummins S16039

Clark Equipment 301349

Eaton 545861

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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by dustrat » Wed May 24, 2017 4:54 pm

Thanks Marc, will get in touch with supplier tomorrow .
Robert

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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by dustrat » Thu May 25, 2017 3:06 am

Got onto local bearing supplier and got them at 70% cheaper than buying from classic VW parts outlet. Thanks again Marc
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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by Marc » Thu May 25, 2017 2:14 pm

Yes, it's a good way to get quality bearings, usually at better prices than the Chinese stuff most VW parts-houses are peddling nowadays. We used to go to a bearing specialty store for most of the bearings used in transmissions and Bus reduction gears, the identical Timken part could be had for less than half of the cost of one with a VW P/N label on it. You're bypassing at least two middlemen and their markups. Unfortunately they didn't stock everything, but the savings on the rest still more than justified the trip.

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Re: Rear wheel bearings

Post by dustrat » Wed May 31, 2017 4:38 pm

Had a bit of a job fitting new bearings . I had a puller that I thought would get bearings out, but no joy. In Haynes manual it shows a make do puller made of 2 3/8 inch x 6inch bolts.It took me a couple of attempts to get made correctly but when done worked perfectly . The bearings that I fitted where FAG 6306 and the ones that came out were DWB 6306 C3 . The DWB bearing had a seal on one side but the replacement bearings should be OK. Thanks again for info Marc.
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