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Remove the flange unit and go to a machine shop. They can fix the bore taper problem.
Jon'sVTXC in Washington state does flange repair.
Taz-man is in AZ may do that also. His new handle is AZV65, lives in Peoria,AZ
ShowTime65 did flange repair, has not been around since 2018.

> > DIY.. I knocked out the bearings and pressed the new back in.
My 5/8" threaded was up to the job, but I did not have a central core spacer
to keep the bearing straight. I had a few big washers to tap on, to
keep the bearing in alignment.
I should have gotten some more brake cylinder stones to hone out the
bore that is too tight. Get a brake cylinder hone tool and when you can
push the bearings in with your hands you have successfully completed
the flange bearing BS...
 

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Well it should be tighter than a push fit it should be essentially size on size which is a light pressfit. What Hans is referring to is there was a defect in one of the production runs for that flange where there was a taper in the bearing bore, so that when you pressed in the bearing it was too tight and it would fail, because whoever was running the lathe wasn’t checking for taper. Long story short that flange needed to be re-machined so that it was a straight bore.
 

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Good write up here re. the process. FYI.

 

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