Originally Posted by 427bbc
as a rule of thumb. while driving the car make turns to the left and right. if the wheel bearing on the left side is bad the the noise will be there when turning right. and if the right wheel bearing is bad the noise will be there when turning left. your basically loading the bearing while turning. when you think you have pinpointed which side is making the noise, jack up the front end and check for play by grasping the tire on the top and bottom and try rocking it in and out. front hub/wheel bearings should have no play. you might even be able to turn the wheels and hear the bearing grinding. good luck.
Thanks for the help man, I also heard that you could stick a stethoscope on the hub and listen for a bad bearing so I may try that one as well.