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Old 10-07-2011, 06:34 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about putting some new bearings in an OS TG 12
I have a few issues.
1. This is a control engine for gas tourer class and must kept un modified
2. OEM bearing are steal and expensive
3. I can get good after market ceramic bearing cheaper then oem steel.
4. If i use none genuine steel bearings is that considered a modification.
5. It's a cheap engine so maybe I should just bin it!!

any thoughts guys.
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So you think a cheaper ceramic bearing is better than an expensive steel one? Keep on dreaming....

Look arround at Bocabearings, TKO, Acer, Abec35 etc. They all have affordable bearings.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:36 AM   #3
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+1 to the above references.
A good quality steel bearing will outperform and outlast a crappy ceramic bearing.
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Thank you gentlemen
I was in fact referring to TKOís that I have been using in my other engines. When I say GOOD Ceramic Bearings.
What Iím saying is the bearings from OS are steel but I can buy TKO for less. Sorry I thought my explanation was clear.
I did get some feedback from someone that help me see the clarity of the rules regarding the control class we us these engines in.
I need to buy good steel bearings but they don't have to be OS brand.

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All these brands do deliver steel also. If any kind of tuning is not alowed I would not go for ceramic, beside that with ceramic you probably will not notice a difference in performance.
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Thumbs up i'm going to order some steel bearings

Steel it is i just need to decied where from
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Default Anyone had any experance with ABEC35 engine bearings

Anyone had any experience with ABEC35 engine bearings
good or bad

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Only used them once but so far they seem pretty good.
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