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Honestly, a 1/2 in. impact wrench, with the impact socket that fits the nut. Could be a 28mm,30mm,32mm... or so. Use a torque wrench to install the new nut--over tightening can lead to bearing damage. Don't forget to punch the notch in on the nut to lock it in place. Use a new nut if possible. There's only about 90 lb-ft of torque on one of these nuts, so a socket on an 18" breaker bar works fine.

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