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I need to press 2 bearings into an idler pulley on my van.

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I've always had trouble "evening"...
I need to press 2 bearings into an idler pulley on my van. I've always had trouble "evening" anything I've had to press from bearings to ball joints.. Is there a trick to getting them "even" before starting to press them in? I just have a manual press.
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So with the pressing f the bearings you want to have a bearing press tool set, you will have different diamiater pieces and that will help you get the correct pressure to the bearing your trying to install, you always ant to be 100% dead in the center and take your time, make sure eveything is level and plum

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Last three words of your answer is what I was trying to convey. Is there a trck to starting the bearing level and plumb?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Cancel this question please. I figured it out
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