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Old 08-19-2006, 10:58 PM   #1
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Default Ceramic bearings for my T2

Im doin and over haul on my car for the MNC titles(new belts,pulleys,spur gear and BEARINGS) and i wanted to get ceramic bearings for it.

But i cant decide between brands and rubber VS metal shields.

Ive been searching the net and found the following options (i dont wanna spend more than 75$ on a full set)

(1) http://cgi.ebay.com.au/RC-Ball-Beari...QQcmdZViewItem

(2) http://www.acerracing.com/bearings.html (bloody expensive tho,but you pay for quality,i would buy these)

(3) http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ZC-Ball-Beari...QQcmdZViewItem

Which one would you guys chose out of these 3? OR would you recommend a different bearing set?

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Old 08-19-2006, 11:11 PM   #2
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Ring miniature Bearings in Brisbane on 07 33491224
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Old 08-19-2006, 11:25 PM   #3
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xray=speed, Do they have proper kits for an xray t2? or will i have to find out all the sizes etc?
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Old 08-19-2006, 11:34 PM   #4
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U just ring them with the size out of the manual, i have done it to my cars and it is cheaper.
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Remember to run them in, just run a pack while the car is on your car stand at low speed, this way they bed in better.
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Oh ok,what do u reckon it will cost for a full set?
And how do they perform?
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i have been running mine for over 1year and they are as good as the day i bought them.
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Kewl so they ARE ceramic? (just checking before i buy hehe)
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(2) http://www.acerracing.com/bearings.html (bloody expensive tho,but you pay for quality,i would buy these)
If you think Acer are expensive, go have a look at Boca's. Acer are at the cheaper end of the scale.
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whoa. I just looked on there site,180$ for my t2(thats usd) so like 250 aus:O:O:O:O
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I have Acers in my LCG (shaft drive yokomo) and they've been good so far. Only 2 meets on them at this stage so I cant talk about longevity but they sure are smooth

As far as extra performance goes on the track, its probably not noticeable over standard bearings that have been cared for - and as soon as you have to be marshalled once your advantage is long gone.
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yeah my t2 bearings were pretty gummy when i got em.They dont roll smoth they just stick
ANd it makes me lose so much time.
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I am lead to believe that if you take care of your bearings and clean them regulary they are all much the same, the only difference being how long they last. Obviously the more you pay the better the bearing and the longer they will last.

Try Rc Mart http://www.rcmart.com/catalog/produc...ducts_id=18653 They are cheap and will do but may not last. It all depends on how you care for them. I also take one dust cover off to help free the movement, you just have to put the exposed side inwards to try to get as little dust into it as possible
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I've used Acers for nearly 9 months in my 415MSX and been very happy with them. Lower maintainence than steel ball bearings.
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I think ill go with the ones xray recomended
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