[DML] Play in rear wheel bearing
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[DML] Play in rear wheel bearing

Here's the story.  I'm doing a frame-off restoration on my car, and
I've gotten to the point of putting the suspension back on the car.  I
even pressed in new wheel bearings that I purchased from a vendor.

Anyway, on one of the rear drive shafts (the piece that's pressed into
the rear wheel bearing), I can wiggle it up and down about 1mm.  On
the other side, I cannot wiggle it at all.  All of the play is within
the wheel bearing itself.  Note, that I have *not* installed the rear
hub or torqued the large nut yet.  

So, does this mean I have a bad wheel bearing out of the box, or am I
jumping the gun here?



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