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discontained
11-16-2009, 01:10 PM
Ok i narrowed my problem with the front end hopping and dancing around to a front passenger side wheel bearing. I have searched and got some ballpark answers to some of the questions I had.. However I see there is a few post's that the v6 2.8 / 1.8t 2001+ have the same front bearing size. There are many diffferent ones. With my car being a 2001.5 a4 1.8t quattro automatic will all of them work or do I need a specific one?

Also, do I just need the bearing? I seen a few that look to be bolted down like this one
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/images/product_images/images/beck_arnley/BA-0514154-1.jpg

opposed to this one
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/images/product_images/images/timken/510019.jpg

Thanks guys. [up]

B5A4Kevin
11-16-2009, 01:18 PM
i would call up a dealership and have them tell you the part number as wheel bearings much like most things are vin specific. iirc, it is the pressed in version for the b5's as opposed to the bolted version on b6's and b7's. if it is pressed in, you would need to remove the spindle and have the hub pressed out, the press the new bearing in, then press the hub back in. if you have the spindle off the car, most shops will only charge 25-50 bucks to press everything.

discontained
11-16-2009, 01:22 PM
Ok cool, yea i got a friend who has a press at his work so I can get him to do it for a beer or something ha..

Ill give my dealership a call and see what i can round up.. Thanks Kevin

discontained
11-18-2009, 11:44 AM
thought I would update this.. ( chatted with the dealership on there webchat! Sure beats calling and being on hold haha)

[2:35:52 PM]<You>I have a 2001.5 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro with the TipTronic transmission. I need a front right (passenger) wheel bearing. VIN # WAUDC68D41Axxxxx
[2:37:03 PM]<Joey Morea>front are rear?
[2:37:19 PM]<You>Front Passenger side
[2:39:30 PM]<Joey Morea>part # 4B0498625A Price is $153.12 would you like to get it, we do have it in stock.
[2:40:12 PM]<You>Can you ship the part? Im located in columbus, ga.
[2:41:59 PM]<Joey Morea>yes we can ship it. please contact mark with the parts department.

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ECS Tuning-Audi
11-18-2009, 12:49 PM
Awesome work and a great update. I hope you didn't order it though, we have it manufactured by *** for <50 bucks!!!

Check us out here: Wheel bearing with photo (http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/4B0498625A/ES1487/?salesrep=CArmbruster&utm_source=audizine&utm_medium=forum&utm_content=CArmbruster&utm_campaign=postreply )
http://www.ecstuning.com/product_library/21202/800/Wheel%20Bearing%20Kit%20-%2082mm.jpg (http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/4B0498625A/ES1487/?salesrep=CArmbruster&utm_source=audizine&utm_medium=forum&utm_content=CArmbruster&utm_campaign=postreply )

clconversion
11-18-2009, 12:59 PM
The first pictured wheel bearing you have there is for a B6/B7 front wheel bearing the second one is the B5 wheel bearing

And yes the 2001 1.8T's have the same wheel bearing as the V6's the 82mm where the 2000 and down are 75mm

discontained
11-18-2009, 06:26 PM
Awesome work and a great update. I hope you didn't order it though, we have it manufactured by *** for <50 bucks!!!


true that! i will be getting a couple from ya, and some cv boots.. :D thanks [up]