this instructable will show you how to clean front axle bearings on a model T
Step 1: Take Off Hubcap
screw off hubcap
Step 2: Take Wheel Off
take out cotter pin and screw off castellated nut with washer. screw off the piece that keeps the bearings in. take wheel off with bearings still in place.
Step 3: Take Bearings Out
take all 11 bearings out. wipe grease out of the rim and with a dremel and wire brush try to take out dents in the wheel. after doing so clean bearings with a paper towel
Step 4: Wipe Off Axle
clean all grease off axle. put new axle grease back on axle.
Step 5: Replace Wheel
put wheel back on axle and re-grease bearings and wheel then put bearings back in the wheel.
Step 6: Put Everything Back Together
put the piece that holds bearings in, washer, castellated nut, cotter pin and hub cap back on .