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    Quote Originally Posted by bigguwesty View Post
    My autos have the outter egg ring in them.
    Yes its part of the hub. So it locates the hub centre. The manuals don't have this part. Hence the need to buy the egg ring. You push the egg ring into the wheel hub and thne the locking section has something to locate on. And the step ring is used for the inner gear section to run on as its separate from the out piece of the hub. Unlike the auto's where its all held together when you remove it. Manuals are good but a pain when it comes to wheel bearing servicing as you need to remove the egg ring to get the outer race out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mudski View Post
    Yes its part of the hub. So it locates the hub centre. The manuals don't have this part. Hence the need to buy the egg ring. You push the egg ring into the wheel hub and thne the locking section has something to locate on. And the step ring is used for the inner gear section to run on as its separate from the out piece of the hub. Unlike the auto's where its all held together when you remove it. Manuals are good but a pain when it comes to wheel bearing servicing as you need to remove the egg ring to get the outer race out.
    Youve lost me a bit but my minds off with the fairies atm..
    My autos have a singke ring in the hub which i had to remove to do bearings.
    I do remember a stepped ring on my old gq, is thats what is needed to locate manual hubs to wheel hub??
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigguwesty View Post
    Youve lost me a bit but my minds off with the fairies atm..
    My autos have a singke ring in the hub which i had to remove to do bearings.
    I do remember a stepped ring on my old gq, is thats what is needed to locate manual hubs to wheel hub??
    Hmm. The OEM Autos I removed from mine, that ring was part of the auto hub. Like the egg ring was part of the locking hub, if you get what I mean. Yours being newer must be different maybe?
    Now you got me thinking Kallen on the process of installation. I converted mine from OEM Autos to OEM style manuals not that long ago too, and you think I can remember?! But I do know you need both egg and step rings. I think it was this kit I bought...
    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Auto-to-M...0AAOSwdpxUUv-u

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    Quote Originally Posted by mudski View Post
    Hmm. The OEM Autos I removed from mine, that ring was part of the auto hub. Like the egg ring was part of the locking hub, if you get what I mean. Yours being newer must be different maybe?
    Now you got me thinking Kallen on the process of installation. I converted mine from OEM Autos to OEM style manuals not that long ago too, and you think I can remember?! But I do know you need both egg and step rings. I think it was this kit I bought...
    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Auto-to-M...0AAOSwdpxUUv-u
    Quite possibly is because its newer??
    Ill take a pic when its apart next week
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigguwesty View Post
    Quite possibly is because its newer??
    Ill take a pic when its apart next week
    Yeak farked if I know now. I've barely even thought about my Patrol for months. So many other things happening its been left outside and barely used.

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    hey there the evil twin just because I am a little lazy atm, is there a thread on doing this auto hub mod? cheers Lana
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    Quote Originally Posted by shantillylais View Post
    hey there the evil twin just because I am a little lazy atm, is there a thread on doing this auto hub mod? cheers Lana
    Very simple. Just remove the hub and the first plate you see in the hub, lever the thing out. Done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shantillylais View Post
    hey there the evil twin just because I am a little lazy atm, is there a thread on doing this auto hub mod? cheers Lana
    Just pry the auto clutch part out ==> see the image
    Autohub_assy.jpeg
    one on the left removed, one on the right still in.

    Really easy job, lock the hub manually first, use M10 Allen key to remove six bolts, pry the bit out, bolt the hub back on, unlock, enjoy!

    To see what is inside of teh auto clutch see below

    AutoHub_clutch_dismantled.jpg
    2005 Grenade....

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    thanks for that, a side job when servicing the wheel bearings next
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    Super easy job. Done mine in less than 10 mins I reckon or one Coopers stubby...

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