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Old 01-13-2009, 11:57 AM   #1
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Default Recommend good 8ight axle bearings

Looking to replace the axle bearings and could anyone recommend or ones to stay away from.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:07 PM   #2
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i have always had good luck with the boca bearings.... the losi bearings are not to bad either.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:09 PM   #3
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I use amainhobbies's brand protek for all my bearing needs. They are $1 a piece and last just as well as any other bearings.
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I use amainhobbies's brand protek for all my bearing needs. They are $1 a piece and last just as well as any other bearings.
Yep you can't go wrong with PROTEK, I have used them for at least two years in both my 8 B and T. Most are $1 but some of the bigger bearings and flanged ones are a little more, but still good value.
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Advantage racing 10 bearings for $9.99. Is all you need as long as your servicing your losi on regular basis. $1 bearings will be sufficient don't get caught up in ceramic this or $3 bearing that. Just a side note alot of those bearings come from the same manufacture and are rebadge under different distributors. Don't believe the hype.
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go boca bearings man. they may be little pricey but they last forever. thats the only bearings i use in my 8ight.
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dirt, water and who knows what else in offroad racing will get any bearing eventually. abec35.com - cheap bearings. metal, rubber shielded, some sizes in stainless so you dont have to worry when washing your car with water, ABEC 3 and 5 (for offroad ABEC 3 is better). been using them for couple years and they work great and yu cant beat the price.

i did have ACER set on my truggy, but most off them died after 4-5 races. They were replaced by the cheap bearings and since then i actually did not have to replace a single bearing. the got over 6 races on them.
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Try the ceramic type which will give you a diff experience.
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I have always stuck with Losi bearings. Still have all of the original ones in my car that I got before the worlds so around July I think.

I think you have a lot of decent bearings that will do the job. I have used advantage or Losi..

Advantage have always been about $1 per bearing and High quality..

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Try the ceramic type which will give you a diff experience.
Just courious to what kind of experience you have with baerings that cost almost $100?
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Just ordered some Boca's with a rubber seal.
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