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'99 silv. front wheel hub question

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by bison1973, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. bison1973

    bison1973 Member
    Messages: 69

    What size sockect is needed to remove the front wheel hubs from the spindle on a '99 Chevy Silv. 2500 4x4?

    Thanks in advance,

  2. Clint S

    Clint S Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I think 1 3/8 or 35 mm, be sure to torque to back on I Think it is 160ftlbs
  3. RepoMan207

    RepoMan207 PlowSite Fanatic
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,031

    If it is the same as my 02 Serria, it's a 1 1/2 or 36mm, with 106ft lbs.

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  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    I believe bison is referring to the fasteners that hold the hub bearing assembly to the spindle/steering knuckle...not the axle shaft nut.

    Should take a 15mm...some need a 12 point. And they torque to 133 ft. lbs.

    Axle nut torques to 177 ft lbs.