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Front Wheel Bearing Shot - Please help!

Just discovered one of my front wheel bearings are shot. Pulled the wheel and removed the 2-dust seals( I have replacement bearings and seals that I purchased a while ago). The manual says to remove the c-clip and use a special bearing extractor to remove the bearings...Im hoping someone has done this and can suggest what tools to use to remove that large c-clip and bearings.

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    im having trouble removing the front axle on my GTS1000 so i can replace the bearing,is there a certain method to this?

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I might have the right size internal bearing puller at work. It looks a little like this... but uses a threaded bolt instead of a slide hamer.

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