[Healeys] 2 3/16 Hub Nut Socket

cjerryadams at yahoo.com cjerryadams at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 6 17:25:41 MDT 2017

Forgot to mention that the socket I had made was similar to the factory tool in that it has a pilot shaft built into the tool. It was drilled so I could use a long bar to remove and tighten back up. 

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> On Sep 6, 2017, at 10:22 AM, BJ8Healeys <sbyers at ec.rr.com> wrote:
> Mike, I have a Craftsman 2-3/16" socket (3/4" drive) that I modified to fit the octagonal hub nut (photo attached).  You are welcome to use it for the cost of postage to and from.   I also have some written procedures that I put together for removing and replacing the rear hub bearing.
> As far as the torque is concerned, there is no published value for torque on the nut that I am aware of.  I tighten as much as possible manually, then give the wrench a couple medium whacks with a hammer before bending over the locking washer.
> Steve Byers
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> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Michael MacLean
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 9:29 PM
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> Subject: [Healeys] 2 3/16 Hub Nut Socket
> Where can I get a 2 3/16th hub nut socket for the 8 sided axle nut?  I also understand this nut should be torqued down to 180+ ftlb of torque.
> Mike MacLean
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