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Once the rotor assembly is placed onto the spindle, slip the outboard bearing, washer, and nut on. To properly adjust the wheel bearings, tighten the nut while spinning the rotor until it binds slightly. Back the nut off 1/6 to 1/4 rotation, depending on where the cotter pin hole is. This ensures the bearings have been set, and that they won't overheat and fail.