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  Wheel fell off.. - Posted: 02-22-2012, 09:59 PM
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So i was driving down the road today at about 45 and this happened...The wheel hub with 3000 miles on it broke in half and destoyed the caliper and tire and rim and also the fender...
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:01 PM
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ill get more pics up tomorow..

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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:07 PM
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Oh my..
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:13 PM
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yup lol im hoping it will be covered by my insurance...

The wheel was still bolted to the brake..
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:19 PM
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dang, hope you were ok?
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:28 PM
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dang, hope you were ok?
thanks! and i was..i just slowed down and held her straight til she grinded to a stop
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 10:52 PM
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I'd be looking at the manufacturer of the wheel hub to be paying something!
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I'd be looking at the manufacturer of the wheel hub to be paying something!
I will be but i expect to sue if i want anything done about it..wont persue it yet til i get the estimates.. which will be high because it needs:
-front fender painted and blended
-brake caliper and brake lines
-spindle, caliper was broken off of it and theres no-where to bolt the caliper to now
-wheel hub
-tire
-wheel
-control arm, grinded alot of it off
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 11:40 PM
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WTF! Glad your alright man. Sorry bout the truck though. I think I'd be sick if that happened.
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 Posted: 02-22-2012, 11:44 PM
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seeing that just about made me puke..... sorry about your truck man, glad you're alright!
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 Posted: 02-23-2012, 12:26 AM
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Ouch!

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 Posted: 02-23-2012, 04:59 AM
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Sorry about your truck, glad you are ok though.
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 Posted: 02-23-2012, 05:47 AM
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Dang, any kind of warning before it come apart? I just replaced both fronts on mine. No you have me thinking.
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 Posted: 02-23-2012, 06:04 AM
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Second one of those I've seen. Truly strange.
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 Posted: 02-23-2012, 07:20 AM
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Dang dude.. Hope you get it straightened out.
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wow dude. where did you get the hub from?
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What manufacturer for the hub bearing?
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Sorry just re-read your original post and saw it had 3,000 miles on it. WOW.
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Wow, seen a few of these already....
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Yes, need make model and where you purchased so we stay away from those!!
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