Questions & Answers
Questions: I noticed the king pin bearing caps do not use a gasket in the install video. How do you keep the 90 weight oil from leaking out?
Question By: Todd on Jun 3 2016 6:58 AM
We use a thin layer of silicone or sealant at the base.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Jun 3 2016 5:58 AM
Questions: I'm replacing the king pin bearings on my '64 CJ-5 and found while installing one of the new bering cones that it doesn't need tapped in and it spins instead of being a tight fit. Is that a concern and if so, any suggestions on a fix?
Question By: Randy on Jun 5 2014 12:00 AM
Sounds like your housing itself may be worn. These really should sit stationary in there. You may want to have it looked at and pay special atttention to its shimming.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Jun 9 2014 12:00 AM
Questions: What is the proper way to shim king pins on a1952 M38A1.?Do I shim only the top pin to get proper load on bearings or both top and bottom?
Question By: Anonymous on Feb 3 2014 12:00 AM
You can shim either really. You are just trying to set the proper bearing load.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Feb 4 2014 12:00 AM
Questions: Will this also work on Dana 44 front?
Question By: Anonymous on Nov 20 2012 12:00 AM
As long as your bearings are stamped 52940 & 52941
Answer By: Willys Tech on Nov 21 2012 12:00 AM
Questions: What kind of bearings do you sell with the dana 27 king bearing kit? Thanks, Steve.
Question By: Steve on Aug 4 2012 12:00 AM
Typically they are timken and newstar.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Aug 6 2012 12:00 AM