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Permanently fix ballstud to rear Hub Carrier

Discussion in 'Vorteks' started by SSSF, May 19, 2018.

  1. SSSF

    SSSF Active Member

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    I have bought many new rear hub carriers because the ball stud just got pulled out of it.
    I even bought the upgraded aluminum version to solve this problem (that indeed works).

    Since I have multiple cars (vortex and raider) I never bought aluminum for all.
    Today I had to swap out my gearbox with a new one (due to ball bearing failure that trashed all internals in 10 seconds). Then I found that the ball stud connected to the gearbox is 3mm longer compared to the one on the hub carrier, see image:

    upload_2018-5-19_20-17-39.png

    If you use this longer ball stud in the hub carrier you can screw on a m3 nut on the other side, making sure it never gets pulled out any more. See next image:

    upload_2018-5-19_20-21-4.png

    I should have used washer, but I did not have it lying around.

    So just use the longer ball stud (AR330009) in stead of the original AR330171.

    This mod will work on: Vortex, Granite, Raider and Fury
     
  2. ThatDrewGuy

    ThatDrewGuy Premium Member!
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    Nice! That's solid thinking right there!:D
     
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