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Old 04-18-2019, 01:24 PM
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Installing new bearings for the clutchbells on both my tlr 8ight 3.0 and 8ight-t rtr today. How should I oil them or what should I do before throwing them in?
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As far as I know, you donít need to oil them or anything it all. They come pregreased and sealed. More importantly, clean out the bearing housing they are inserted in to really well. And while youíre at it, clean the inside of your clutch best you can. File burs on shoes, etc.....
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Leave them alone, buy spares bearings. You add any oil and you will kill your shoes!
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Leave them alone, buy spares bearings. You add any oil and you will kill your shoes!
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I clean my clutch bells with carb cleaner and then wipe them dry with clean rag (sometimes the carb cleaner leaves a film).

I wipe any oil off the outside of the inside bearing so it doesn't sling oil into the inside of my clutch bell.
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Originally Posted by GripTLR View Post
I clean my clutch bells with carb cleaner and then wipe them dry with clean rag (sometimes the carb cleaner leaves a film).

I wipe any oil off the outside of the inside bearing so it doesn't sling oil into the inside of my clutch bell.
denatured alcohol is your friend

15$ gallon ..... much cheaper than spray can carb cleaner as well ...
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:57 PM
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Check our Avid Bearings. $1 each. Been running them for years with no issue. I change them out before a big race or a couple of club races.
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