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Old 08-03-2010, 02:37 PM   #31
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I like the tko $1 bearings throughout my drivetrain and in the clutch I use the tko special bearings. Well worth the $$ I am still looking for great engine bearings tko aren't bad but my last few ceramic sets don't last like they should. I am going to try some high dollar Bocca ceramic engine bearings and see how they go. Anyone have the ultimate engine bearing??
Let me know how the Bocca engine bearings last. I also am not happy with some of the others I have used.
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Old 08-03-2010, 02:58 PM   #32
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I personally have had very good luck with the boca bearings. The ones im using now have been in the car for quite a while with no problems.
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Old 08-03-2010, 03:40 PM   #33
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boca bearings are great...
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Old 08-03-2010, 03:50 PM   #34
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If you are looking for the best combination of performance and price, I would go for Avid RC bearings. I have (3) backup sets for all my cars...and they only cost $1/piece.

They offer rubber-sealed, standard metal-shielded, ceramic, and the most popular, the Evolution, which is rubber-sealed on once side and metal-shielded on the other side.

http://www.avidrc.com/

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I will stand by my Boca Orange Seal ABEC7 ceramics... you get what you pay for.
+2 on those!!! Once I switched to the oranges I never looked back. I like to soak mine in Boca Pre-Soak overnight before I install them. Like butta!! The green shields are awesome too. Those are what I ran before the oranges.
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:50 AM   #36
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I like the tko $1 bearings throughout my drivetrain and in the clutch I use the tko special bearings. Well worth the $$ I am still looking for great engine bearings tko aren't bad but my last few ceramic sets don't last like they should. I am going to try some high dollar Bocca ceramic engine bearings and see how they go. Anyone have the ultimate engine bearing??
The Boca engine bearings ROCK!! They are really nice and I am very pleased with them. I also use their bearings throughout my cars. They also offer the $.99 bearings. Fast shipping great people.
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Old 08-04-2010, 09:36 AM   #37
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Depends on what kind of bearings you are looking for. Honestly for off-road I personally don't see a reason why NOT to run the $1 bearings. I would say $1 bearings are $1 bearings no matter which brand you go through.

I have BOCA, Ready Roller, and Avid $1 bearings, they all work well. I also use the TKO Special Clutch bearings and highly recommend these. You can tell by looking at them they are high quality and I haven't had one blow out in the 4 weeks I have been using them.

It all comes down to what you want to do. Keep in mind when you spend the extra money on ceremics, its worth it if you clean and maintain them. For me, if I have to clean them out then put them back in, I mine as well spend $14 and just replace the diff and wheel bearings.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:41 PM   #38
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I've ran 30 liters on my Kyosho bearings, and now they are starting to wear out
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Update?New bearing?: Subdolo:
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Old 10-28-2011, 07:00 PM   #40
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Answer RC bearings are the best I've used yet. I haven't used Avids, yet, will be ordering some this weekend mainly due to the support from this forum..
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Old 11-16-2011, 06:13 PM   #41
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I have been using AVID REV's in my 2.0 ever since I owned it. They are good bearings. I had one on the rear diff go but that was the only one and i only found it when I was changing diff fluid. The rest are still great and silky smooth. The clutch bearings though didn't hold up well for me. Granted, it may be from me setting it up wrong but for me they didn't last long at all. I will continue to use AVID's for my chassis parts and made the switch to TKO clutch bearings. We will see how they hold up once we start racing again in NY.
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:07 PM   #42
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Running Boca in my rigs. Drive train will spin for days and very little maintenance is needed. I think they are better than the Kyosho bearings and that is saying a lot if your familiar with how good the Kyosho bearings are
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Old 11-16-2011, 08:10 PM   #43
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Red Cat bearings are the bomb... Lol
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Avid, for me. I change my bearings frequently. Clutch bearings every other race day at the most. You can get MBX6 bearing kits for $24 +shipping. I keep a lot of bearings and change them when I rebuild the car.
Great bearing and disposable at $1 per, for me, you cant beat that.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:03 PM   #45
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Boca , TKO
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