urgent help please - rear wheel bearings

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  1. landed

    landed Read Only Funster

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    Hi all,

    I have a ferry booked for wednesday and the offside rear wheel bearing has colapsed (only done 45k!). The van (swift royale 540 1995) is in the garange but they cant find the right part- have tried factor bearings and from peugeot for a boxer but they were all the wrong size (68mm outer diameter), the garage says we need 70mm outer diameter. Perhaps Swift changed the axle? Does anyone know what the correct part would be and a supplier? Swift tech support are closed till Monday.

    Many thanks in advance!

    Ralph.
     
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    the rear axle,on your van is an alko,your better off getting in touch with caravan dealer,or alko themselfs:thumb:
    the rear of your van is not a peugeot only the cab part is:thumb:
     
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    Surely if you supply all dimensions to a bearing factors/outlet, they should be able to supply a pattern part, and probably at a fraction of the cost of a dealer supplied part.
     
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    many thanks for the replies, yes the garage have gone to factors with the dimentions 70mm outer diameter, 14mm inner, 40mm wide, but apperently there are no such bearings. I didn't realise the axle was a different manufacturer, will chase this up. Had a quick look online for alko bearing but all seem to be for trailers. I don't suppose anyone knows the axle model used on the boxers in 1995? or gone through a similar experience?

    Really surprised the bearing went at only 45,000 miles! The rear does sit low, but I thought this is normal for these vans. I had thought about putting the airride suspension system in on the back , but the cost for replacing the bearings, drum and wheel cyliners is going to cost over a grand so will have to make do with those bouncy springs.

    Thanks again!
     
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    but that is what the axle is a 'trailer axle' see if there is a bearing outlet by you or i know it might sound dum but try halford's,i used to tow a big boat and that had a alko axle on the trailer and i used to get the bearing's from halford's:thumb:eek:nly place i could get them from,but there is a number on the bearing,something like 6006zz,if you look around the edge of the bearing you should see it:thumb:
     
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    The bearings are probably GKN or SKF, they WILL have anumber on them, get it off the other side if one is beggared, Contact a BEARING supplier, there are loads of them about, give them the number and they awill match the bearing. bearings, like other things, have many uses, your bearing may also fit a converyor belt tensioner, or the landing gear on a Cessna, go bearing outlest rather than factors.
    http://www.waukbearing.com/
    heres one

    SIMPLY BEARINGS are also in your area i believe.
     
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    A grand:Eeek:
    You sure your in a garage, where are you London or Paris city centers, sounds like £300-£400 too much to me:Doh:
     
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    That doesn't sound right to me, about twice as wide as it should be. Possibly should be 70mm outer 40mm inner and 14mm wide. Can't see the stub axle being only 14mm either.

    Ian
     
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    You could speak to AS Suspension of Warrington. When they did the air suspension on my van which has an ALKO chassis they had to change a wheel bearing which they sourced within the hour.

    They may be able to point you in the right direction

    Lunarman
     
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    I've had some odd bearings from this company, including crankshaft bearings for an Italian 15cc model aircraft engine.
    give them either the bearing reference number (stamped on the bearing race edge) or the exact dimensions.

    Wolds Engineering Services Ltd.
    2 Salter road
    Eastfield
    Scarborough
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    Tel 01723 586501
     
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