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Sealed bearing kits?

Discussion in 'Chassis & Drivetrain' started by OrangeDRAGON, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. OrangeDRAGON

    OrangeDRAGON Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have recommendations on sealed bearings?

    While pulling my diffs apart earlier this week I noticed the bearings are all 'shielded' but not the 'sealed' type. In the past I've been unhappy with some cheaper sealed bearings actually having more friction in them from the seals and/or being looser or having worse tolerances than new.

    I was looking at this complete kit from FastEddy bearings but I don't know much about them - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KEQQSAG

    I appreciate any thoughts/recommendations!
     
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    WoodiE Kind of good admin
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    I personally know Eddy, he's a great guy and his bearings might even be better than he ;) They are the only bearings I run in my RC's.
     
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    OrangeDRAGON Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the recommendation!

    I was looking at going with AVID Ceramic's but even if I just replace the 6 differential bearings and 8 wheel bearings it would cost close to $90 LOL - and those weren't sealed, so I would still have to service them periodically.

    I've got a FastEddy kit incoming I don't think I'll replace 'all' of them, but for ~$25 it's a good deal for quality bearings
     
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    I scored me a set of fasteddys on the forum here from a giveaway! I love them super smooth!
     
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    WoodiE Kind of good admin
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    That reminds me... we need to do another give away soon. ;)
     
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    LunchBox Well-Known Member

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    I suggest u give away a Nero ;) :cool:
     
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    We'll need a lot more Supporting Members before we can afford to give away a $800 truck. ;)
     
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    No doubt..... Worth a shot! Maybe I'll be that done soon!
     
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