1946-59 GM Tapered Roller Bearing Conversion
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If you want to keep your original drum brakes on your favorite truck, we have you covered. The original came with ball-type wheel bearings and if you can find them, they are very expensive. Upgrading to modern tapered bearings is the only way to go. Tapered bearings disperse heat better and can deal with today’s grooved roads and modern wheels and tires much better than the original ball type.
- Kit 916-31952 includes two inner and two outer wheel bearings, race, and two seals.
Bearings & Seals for YOUR Hubs
47-59 Chevy/GMC 3100 trucks
46-54 Chevy Fullsize car
46-53 Pontiac Fullsize car
46-52 Oldsmobile Fullsize car
58-62 Chevy Corvette
Inner bearing 2.963" o/d and 1.281" i/d
Outer bearing 2.081" o/d and 0.750" i/d
Q & A
The Speedway Motors Tech Team created a quick how-to on squaring the front axle of your open wheel race car.