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I had to tap out a hub bearing to replace a worn Formula freehub body. Did I ruin my hub by getting the bearing angled?

For the condition of the hub: Most of the time when something like this happens, it's cosmetic and won't interfere with the bearing being able to press in properly. Remove any slivers that got created,...
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I had to tap out a hub bearing to replace a worn Formula freehub body. Did I ruin my hub by getting the bearing angled?

Try using a long bolt, two washers and a nut. tighten gently until you've cinched the bearing in. Yeah, you probably ruined a bearing, but don't hammer on new bearings.
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