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Originally Posted by bp944 View Post
I took the car in to get aligned and they said all my wheel bearings are shot. They said there's a lot of play in the wheels but they said the tie rods, struts, and bushings are fine. They also recommended replacing every hub. Its a shop that does good work but they are used to GM vehicles so I'm inclined to take it with a grain of salt. Should I just replace the bearings and see if that works first or are the hubs shot? If I do need to replace them, is it worth going for paragon's racer's edge hubs since I do plan on tracking the car once its up and running.
I would start with the bearings and if they find the hubs are damaged when it is apart, they can source new ones (or you can and bring them to them). Typically the hubs only need to be replaced if there is damage from excessive heat or wear due to bad or failed bearings/abuse.
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