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Old 04-29-2009, 02:31 PM   #1
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can anyone tell me what is better metal shield bearings or rubber shield

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Old 04-29-2009, 02:35 PM   #2
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metal shield : less drag, less seal

rubber shield: more drag, better seal



generally: metal for electric and rubber for nitro
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I use Avids Revolutions Rubber Shield, place the rubber side out to catch the dirt and have never had one go bad either wheel hubs or clutch bell. I alway change the clutch regularly which for me is every half gallon just to make sure they are fresh. Where else can you beat there prices and quality.
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the metal have less drag till all the dirt gets in on the frist lap
now you have more drag and dirt in your bearings go
rubber sealed bearings a little drag but longer life
be nice to your bearings and thay will be good to you
clean clean lube clean
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I use Avids Revolutions Rubber Shield, place the rubber side out to catch the dirt and have never had one go bad either wheel hubs or clutch bell. I alway change the clutch regularly which for me is every half gallon just to make sure they are fresh. Where else can you beat there prices and quality.
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