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Old 08-20-2003, 09:27 AM   #1
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Default Next Best Bearings To Ceramic Bearings?????

I tried to get Ceramic Bearings for my Micro RS4, yes even for that little sucker. But I can't find all the size's. But hey, what bearings are next in line to be considered next in line to Ceramic Bearings?

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Btw, I found almost found all the bearings I needed in Ceramic, I only need this size, so if anybody knows where to get this size, please post!

3x8x3mm
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Did you try Boca Bearings as well? They have a ton of sizes...
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Yes I tried Boca Bearings, they have all the sizes I need, besides the 3x8x3mm. I also tried Acer Racing, and they only have a few. I just need that one size, then I will get the bearings, but that one size is a very important part of that car, I can't leave out...

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Did u try looking at other kits part numbers???? see if the sizes match from other kits.
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Did u try looking at other kits part numbers???? see if the sizes match from other kits.
What kits use Ceramic Bearings?
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Also like I said above, what bearings would be considered next to the Ceramic's? I need some really good bearings, smooth bearings.

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Also like I said above, what bearings would be considered next to the Ceramic's? I need some really good bearings, smooth bearings.
Acer Racing Super Polyamide Sealed Bearings. About half price of Ceramic Nitride Bearings
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They only have a few in sizes, I really appreciate you trying to help.
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Try teflon sealed or metal shielded, stay away from rubber sealed.
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What's wrong with the stock bearings?
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What's wrong with the stock bearings?
length that they last in and perform in and upgrading the bearings should give me something better in performence, especially ceramic bearings, you know'.

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I dont use ceramic bearings, just blow the stock ones out with some motor spray and relube them with royal oil, and they should be just as free as the ceramic bearings, and should last longer as well.

I havent seen any micro fast enough to need an upgraded bearing.
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I'll be running a Speed 300 size motor that has been tuned and broken in, and also polised and lubed. Lots of detailed things to make the motor better for racing.

I also have Zapped 1050mah Kan Cells. These are zapped, I think also matched not to sure, probally not, but zapped atleast. So that's even more boost. I already have Ceramic Rear Diff balls for my HPI rear ball diff, it rolls like cream now. But I would like to anyways upgrade the bearings, because I know it'll do something. But I see what your saying.

When I take apartt my car, I soak the bearings in WD40 for 5 minutes, whipe them clean, then add a little greese, you can't beat that.

But I guess I'm going to everything I can for this car.
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what's so great about these ceramic bearings ? my local shop wants $120 for a set of these bearings !! man, this is too steep for a set of bearings, unless someone can really prove the advantage of having these bearings or i will stay with my sealed bearings..
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