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Old 11-13-2012, 04:28 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

Just after some feedback from other racers on Ceramic Ball Bearings, i was thinking of getting my ride kitted out with ceramic ball bearings is it really worth it you think over the standard ones that come with kit?

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yes, they feel better, Yes they are smoother... But I think just replace a standard steel bearing at the first moment you don't like the feel of it, is way cheaper...

I had them in TC, 1:8 Nitro, and 12th scale, but just got back to the cheaper steel ones..

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Hi guys,

Just after some feedback from other racers on Ceramic Ball Bearings, i was thinking of getting my ride kitted out with ceramic ball bearings is it really worth it you think over the standard ones that come with kit?

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Ceramic bearing are actually more durable than steel bearings. Although more expensive which is the only con, the benefits results are free-er drivetrain, more durable bearings and a bit lighter. I put a set of acers in my off road buggy which were proned to blowing out the rear axle bearings, now not one issue.
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