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Old 05-20-2010, 11:52 AM   #1
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Question 62 bambi

I have a '62 Bambi with the origanal axle hubs drums and brakes. The hubs are 4 lug 4.5" spacing which is almost impossible size to find new rims. I was thinking of changing trailer hubs, drums and brakes to a 5 lug 4.5". Does someone know if I can find trailer hubs, drums and brakes to fit that spindle? (I have not pulled the hubs off yet since I am trying to figure out what to do)

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Old 05-20-2010, 12:14 PM   #2
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Is there a reason that you are not replacing the entire axel? Does a '62 have a Henschen Axel? I think there is much written in this forum about the state of the rubber in the old Henschen axels. Replacement is what is strongly recommended.

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Old 05-20-2010, 03:24 PM   #3
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i replaced the axle on our 61 bambi after reading the real need for replacement on these forums.
here's a start for looking as to why you need to do this
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