4x4 Front Hub O-Ring


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HMOG!! Enter that Ford F3TZ... part # into Google, and all the "genuine" Ford parts places want $42-$51 for ONE SINGLE THIN FRIGGIN' O-RING!! Are these rated for Space Shuttle use??? INSANE!

... I smell Federal RICO violations... Crikey.

On a milder note, NAPA won't let me have just 2... they izz makin' me buy 5 of 'em... only a $1.69 each... :rolleyes:
 


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What do these o-rings do? I pulled my wheels off for a rotate/balance at the shop the other day and my hubs more or less came off with the wheels....does the o-ring keep the hubs in place?
 

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No it seals the hub to the rotor once the wheel is torqued down. Keeps dirt and water out of your wheel bearings

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did they make u bye a set amount of them ?
 

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Found your post through a Google search, and what a life saver it was. After being told by parts stores, 4X4 specialty shops and Ford that this O ring is NLA, I was desperate ! That NAPA # is perfect for my '93 Explorer.. Back on the road again.......
 

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I just ordered some from McMaster-Carr a few weeks ago. A bag of 50 O-rings was around $7 - $8 if I recall.

I had contacted Milemarker about replacements and the woman who answered my e-mail said she could sell me some but I wouldn't like the price. She then gave me the size (3.5" X 3/32") and said it also works to just use Permatex Ultra Black.

I now have 48 spare o-rings. Anybody want some?
 


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