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Bearing stabeliser

Some Speedster have bolts through the front hubs. Normally there are drive shafts that go through the hubs on a front wheel drive car. If those bolts are not there, then the bearing won't be under pressure (normally a drive shaft is tightened with 200-300Nm). There is no danger, but when using the car more on the circuit, it is better to put these bolts in.

The parts you need to do this are:

PartQtyPart number
BOLT,M16 X 100,HUB TO HUB CARRIER248 00 829
WASHER,M16 X 30,HUB TO HUB CARRIER248 00 798
SHIELD,WHEEL BEARING,INNER248 00 805
WASHER,THRUST,HUB,INNER248 00 787
WASHER,THRUST,HUB,OUTER248 00 786
NUT,HEX.,SELF LOCKING,M16,HUB RETAINING248 00 793

And that amounts to a pile of steel :).

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For starters first jack up the car and take off the wheel.

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Then grease up the bolt.

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add a big washer and grease up

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add the second washer and grease up

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put the bolt with washers through the hub

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put the final washer on (with grease ofcourse)

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get your torque wrench out and put it at 210Nm (end of the scale for mine, not very acurate, but should be near enough)

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put a bit of grease on the nut

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put the torque wrench on and try and get it to 210Nm (put a spanner on the bolt head ofcourse).

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That's it. Put the wheel back on and do the other side. Job done.