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Old 12-04-2009, 02:42 AM   #1
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Default Fastest Ceramic Bearing sets....

i have run the aceer gray seal ceramics in 1/8 onroad for years with great sucess, but electric is ALOT different...i saw the orange internal seal bearings offered from boca, are these the fastest/lightest set for my 12r5.1 pancar....or anyone have another idea, maybe 40bux less that utulize the same teqnollogy,please advise,,thanx tommy
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Well, my own solution isn't a ceramic solution, but it is HELLUVA lot cheaper solution.

Go to:

http://www.avidrc.com/


All bearings on there are $1 a piece. Just replace it as you go...

David Joor, the owner is a great guy. I've ordered from him once or twice already, and have always been hassle-free and no b.s. service...

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Are the Avid bearing smoother than stock? Would you be able to pick up speed going with the Avids?
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Well, my own solution isn't a ceramic solution, but it is HELLUVA lot cheaper solution.

Go to:

http://www.avidrc.com/


All bearings on there are $1 a piece. Just replace it as you go...

David Joor, the owner is a great guy. I've ordered from him once or twice already, and have always been hassle-free and no b.s. service...


+1 - these bearings are really all you'd need. I'm quite happy with mine.
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Well, my own solution isn't a ceramic solution, but it is HELLUVA lot cheaper solution.

Go to:

http://www.avidrc.com/


All bearings on there are $1 a piece. Just replace it as you go...

David Joor, the owner is a great guy. I've ordered from him once or twice already, and have always been hassle-free and no b.s. service...

Exactally where most of us get all our bearings. Best $1 per ever spent!!!
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If you are looking for a smooth fast bearing I would definitely try Boca Bearings ceramic bearings. Your running onroad (little or no dust,dirt), go with a metal shield, alot less drag then a rubber shield.

I would recommend these for the 12r5.1:
http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.as...&n=*05-140C-YU

Here are Boca's dollar kit also:
http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.as...8371&n=*05-140

They have free shipping available too!!!
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Are the Avid bearing smoother than stock? Would you be able to pick up speed going with the Avids?
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avid bearing are very cheap... you just need to "break in" the bearing to be smooth ...mybe couple of runs
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If you are looking for a smooth fast bearing I would definitely try Boca Bearings ceramic bearings. Your running onroad (little or no dust,dirt), go with a metal shield, alot less drag then a rubber shield.

I would recommend these for the 12r5.1:
http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.as...&n=*05-140C-YU

Here are Boca's dollar kit also:
http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.as...8371&n=*05-140

They have free shipping available too!!!


thanks, yea i wasnt looking for a dollar bearing, rather performance....boca's are the way it seems.
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BOCA Ceramic Ultra Seals, they're lubed for life.
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These are awesome and the only one I use: http://www.speedzoneusa.com/estore/i...index&cPath=69
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or this !
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these are excellent quality and good value, I wouldn't use anything else

http://rc4less.com/Bearings_&_Diff_B...duct_info.html

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Honestly, I don't see a need for ceramic bearings in electric on road racing. Every big race I've been too, I've just used $1 bearings from avid or someone similar. As soon as you tap a wall or two, you usually damage the wheel/hub bearings right away. I used to use ceramic... and it just got too expensive. I haven't seen any performance increase on the track with ceramic bearings, and normal bearings haven't slowed me down one bit. Just save your money and buy a good supply of the normal bearings and I think you'll be much happier.

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What about full ceramic? has anyone had the money to try these?

http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.aspx?p=docs&id=17
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