Re: Spindle vs Hub - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
I am pretty sure in the common vernacular that is backwards. The "hub" is the thing the wheel bolts onto, short for "wheel hub." The "spindle" is also the "knuckle," short for "steering/suspension knuckle/spindle" and is the thing between the two a-arms that controls the direction of the wheels. Refer to the random Autozone-sourced diagram below. The bearing goes into the knuckle, the hub goes into the bearing.
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