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I need to replace a wheel stud and the brake disks on my 1992 Landcruiser LJ78. It has electric hubs. Now, I can easily remove the lid of the hub, but the electric hub is fixed with fout nuts and even though I release them, I am unable to remove it, probably because there are conic ''washers'' that t are stuck in the wholes underneath. Do I need at all to remove this in order to get to the wheel nut or is there another way? Many thanks Manfred

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  • mlemke Apr 23, 2009

    See: I am a mechanic. I expected 'expert' advice.
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    No, YOU are an expert. :-)



    I am dying to try it out,



    but don't have the time to try this out right now. Can I hold this dialogue open until Monday?



    Are there any special tools I am going to need? Good to be prepared...



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You will first be removing the hub plate with your 10mm socket.
Next you will take your 12mm socket and loosen all the nuts all the way to the end of the studs but do not remove the nuts all the way just yet.
You will take a brass drift and a 3lb hammer and hit every stud with the nut at the end to loosen up the nose cones on the hub.

*Note there is a snap ring at the end of the birfield. If this is the first time the hub is coming off you will need your snap ring pliers to remove the snap ring from the end of the birfield shaft.
The cone washers you're talking about are split along their length,(slotted). To remove them - I sharpened a 5/32 punch into a chisel. Then just tap the chisel edge into the slot and the washer will push out. It's hard to see the slot but it's there. Some will take more effort than a tap. It wouldn't hurt to spray the washers and studs down with Liquid wrench or WD first. Hope this helps.

but I would HIGHLY recomend that you leave the nuts on a few threds because when the cones come out they can shoot abaout 20 feet away.




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    blueextc3221 Apr 23, 2009

    I found this explanation that is a little more cohesive - so im passing it along (may be easier to follow) :D







    The six torx bolts only hold the outter cover on. It's about 1/2" thick. You might have to give it a tap. then once that cover is off you need to removed the 4 stud nuts. Then there are still cone washers that you need to remove. They are sticky so you need to tap the end of the studs with a brass drift or something hard but won't damage the threads. they will pop out when loose. Pull the snap ring on the end of the shaft then remove.

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    blueextc3221 Apr 23, 2009

    just the internal snapring pliers, hammer, and brass punch or modified chisel.





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