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4X4 steering knuckle ID

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Trapperpete52, Aug 14, 2019 at 4:05 PM.

  1. Aug 14, 2019 at 4:05 PM
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    Trapperpete52

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    Bought a used steering knuckle from Mid Atlantic salvage. Told him my truck has a non ABS non automatic differential and manual hubs. After 2 weeks and no return Email they finally shipped it once I opened a paypal claim. What I received I think is an automatic hub. There are splines cut inside the bore where mine has needle bearings.

    My question is can I press my hub into the knuckle or are they non compatible?
     
  2. Aug 14, 2019 at 6:38 PM
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    if the knuckle is in good shape and not bent out of shape somewhere yes you can press in your hubs but best to replace the bearing.
     
  3. Aug 14, 2019 at 6:59 PM
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    OK thanks as I bought this used from a salvage yard and was thinking they had sent the wrong part.
     
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    If they sent you an ADD knuckle instead of the manual knuckle than yes, they sent you the wrong part. Pics would help to confirm.
     
  5. Aug 14, 2019 at 7:49 PM
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    The rusty one is what was sent to me while the other is mine with a broke off bolt that can't get out yet.DSCN0145.jpg DSCN0143.jpg
     
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    404 manual knuckle not found. Contact paypal and send them both pics.
     
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    OK Thanks was my thought as well.
     
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    That’s an ADD hub. You can’t use it unless you want to press it out and replace it with a manual hub bearing.
     
  9. Aug 15, 2019 at 8:14 AM
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    That was my thought as well. I do have good news that was able to finally get the broken bolt out so can get back on the road soon. Finding their phones are now disconnected. Guess is time to sic paypal back onto them as they don't respond to Emails either. To all don't do business with Mid Atlantic salvage even though I found them on the site here.
     
  10. Aug 15, 2019 at 8:54 AM
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    Should be an area for reviews, if they don't have one put one up.
     
  11. Aug 15, 2019 at 9:23 AM
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    I did a search but all am coming up with is in posts. I know I saw it on here but am not finding it yet. They need a black eye for how they do business IMO.
     

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