Front-wheel drive mechanics are pretty confused right now, but on many larger rear-drive machines, wheel bearings are actually part of brake rotors. Provided nothing is locked up, changing front wheel bearings on vehicles like this is literally a 10-minute job that can potentially save you from a very costly tow bill or a bad accident.
Bearings aren't supposed to come apart. In this instance I ended up pulling it apart, then grinding the bearing race that was still attached to the spindle. Fortunately the race came off just from weaking it a bit.
This folks, is what a VERY noisy wheel bearing looks like.
Cory Magner's other red Roadmaster affectionately known as "Jesus" as seen by the front license plate.
Clean engine bay from a twin to my 1994 Roadmaster. Photo sent by Alex.
This is how the Beast once looked. Thanks to Alex for sending me these photos of his mint condition, Beast-twin white-on-blue Roadmaster sedan.
Bill DeBlasio isn't kidding when he says his Impala SS can bite. Technically it's not a Roadmaster, but with a photo this good, how could we NOT talk about it?
Another shot of Bill DeBlasio's Impala SS tearing up a road course.
Cory Magner sent this photo of his nicely modified Roadmaster called "Buffman," named for the person he bought it from.