Sorry - Nope I wouldn't do it. I've got a 45 ton shop press and there's more to the assembly than meets the eye. There's two sets of bearings, there's grease seals involved and there's an ABS tone ring on the back side that you need to be very careful of if you go this route. Good luck, if you do and post up your process in the walkthrough if it's economically viable.
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