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Old 12-01-2006, 09:46 PM   #1
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What type of oil for bearings? All of the plastic dust covers are gone. How often do I need to re-clean and re-oil them?
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This is really good stuff...
http://www.teameamotorsports.com/cat...products_id=51

I clean my bearings after every race day.
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Even the ones in the diff? That seems a little excessive and time consuming.

I could see cleaning the wheel bearings after every race, but all of them?
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Even the ones in the diff? That seems a little excessive and time consuming.

I could see cleaning the wheel bearings after every race, but all of them?

Not if the diffs are sealed. Those get done about every two full weeks of running, when I rebuild the diffs.
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Yokomo Friction Zero is second to none, but difficult to get a hold of.
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Shook, what is a bearing cleaning procedure? Do you remove the seals, hit them with brake clean, then apply this oil?
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Shook, what is a bearing cleaning procedure? Do you remove the seals, hit them with brake clean, then apply this oil?
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Lets just say I buy xacto blades in bulk.....
So yea seals than clean with motro spray, or the electic rattler. It all just depends on how I feel....
When I do the 8th scale it is the elctric rattler for sure...
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Check the link in my sig... Wicked Fast has great Bearing Oil and Diff Lube.
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