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    confused 19" wheels noise

    What kind of road noise is everyone getting with their 19's.

    I could swear i can hear a front wheel brg on its way out, but it could just be tyre noise. I'm getting this noise at 35mph and 60mph its starting to do my head in.

    Any ideas?

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    Jack the front of the car up and spin the wheel wheel mate. I had that same sound and when the front passenger wheel was spun it was pretty rough and completly different to the feel of the other bearings

    Replaced passenger bearing and noise went

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    yeah. i think i'm kidding myself that its road noise. sounds like its comimg from passenger side. how much they cost. whole hub?

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    I was 65 quid for mine from autosave about 4 months ago mate. Was a german bearing and looked better made than the VX one

    And yeah its the whole hub

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    you just do the one side john?

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    I checked mine today and i had a grinding noise every half turn of wheel that wouldn't be a bearing would it ? my drone or grinding gets louder as i slow down tho

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    Yep

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    I checked mine today and i had a grinding noise every half turn of wheel that wouldn't be a bearing would it ? my drone or grinding gets louder as i slow down tho
    not sure mate. mine is starting to make a constant groaning at the mentioned speeds. it seems louder on smooth roads

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithy View Post
    it seems louder on smooth roads
    Surely that rules out tyre noise then, when my old Vec used to have its tyre rumble, it virtually went away on smooth tarmac.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan_BlackSRi View Post
    Surely that rules out tyre noise then, when my old Vec used to have its tyre rumble, it virtually went away on smooth tarmac.
    yeah mate like i said to john i'm kidding myself. oh well i'll just have to order one

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