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Offline Peter L_Fosbre_NJ

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sealed wheel bearings
« on: May 18, 2008, 11:05:00 pm »
I am in the process of replacing the front and rear wheel bearings. I   understand sealed bearings are the way to go. The only question I have   is are the bearings already pre lubed or do you take them appart, lube   them, and then reassemble?    Thanks,  Pete

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sealed wheel bearings
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2008, 11:50:00 pm »
Peter. The bearing are sealed, therefore you do not need to lube them. This being said, once the bearing are installed I do apply a liberal amount of grease to the outside of the bearingand the axle as I pass it throught when I re-install the wheel.  I figure anything to help keep water out the the bearing will help..   AKA "2linby" That's 2-lin-by folks!  COG #5539  AMA #927779  IBA #15034  Team Oregon MC Instructor
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