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Old 03-18-2004, 10:32 PM   #1
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Default simple way to take seals off bearings?

is there a simple way to take the seals off bearings to spray out the thick grease?

curently im taking my xacto knife and trying to pick the little ring out. then taking the teflon seal and metal shield out. spraying out the grease, then useing trinity royal oil to relube them.
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If its a rubber seal, then it should come right off with a xacto. If its a metal seal, then you'll need to take a small screwdriver and pry it off.
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its losi's stock teflon ones. blue woven looking seal on one side, and metal seal on the other both with small retainer clip ring thing.
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Yes, then take the blue seal off with the xacto...
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Chemical to clean bearing

. . . . . what would you guys use to clean a bearing? some says Kerosene (gas), motor spray, WD40, etc.... but what would be the good chemical to use?

your expertise on this matter is appreciated
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Old 03-28-2004, 08:37 PM   #6
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to clean them the best i use motor spray.

try this> take off the seals (if possible) on both sides of your bearing. then i use rpms bearing blaster. place the bearing inside the bearing blaster, spray out the dirt, grease ect. (only spray one direction). then i let them dry over night and put one or two drops of trinity's royal oil.
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thanks buddy, i'll try that.
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it takes time but it made my drivetrain so smooth, that i do it in all my cars
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denatured alchohol works well on bearings for cleaning... RPM bearing blaster is a good tool for spray cleaners..
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