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98 front hubs

So im having trouble getting into 4wd. I took the hubs off today and noticed that one hub is all lubed up and the other is not.I remember that the mecanic replaced one hub about a year ago, but I dont rember which one. Should they be all greazy or lightly lubed?
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There's a quick easy mod you can do to make sure they lock in.... A buddy of mine google'd it and did it... It's like a push button hub. Pretty cool.... The hubs should be lubed though.
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The hubs should be dry, the grease gum up and the vacumn can't lock them in.
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I was refering to the surrounding pieces, but yeah, John is correct!
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So to clarify, the inner pieces should have very little lube. Im talking about the plastic pieces and the gear ring.
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Yes, on my 99 I used to just spray pbblaster and clean them up. I just left them coated with the pb blaster.
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Correct.
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