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Q: How should the Orange Seal bearings be handled before being used?

…seal and work the oil into the bearing. Dry bearings can be more noisy but a light drop of oil will quiet them right down. If your bearings came packed in grease or oil land…

Q: How do I remove the bearings from my RC engine?

…remove it from the oven your old bearings should fall right out, if not heat the engine a little longer. We also suggest you place your bearings inside a ziploc bag and keep them…

Q: Should I remove the shields or seals from my engine bearings?

A: If your front bearing has two rubber seals you should not remove them. These bearings have their own grease and can help stop oil leaks. If your bearing has two shields, we…

Q: Are Orange Seal Bearings maintenance free?

…retain it in the bearing even with seals. The seals will prolong the use of the bearing before re-oiling however. It is advisable to regularly maintain your bearings, by doing so…

Q: What is the best way to maintain my bearings?

…your bearings in mineral spirits or paint thinner to remove any grease or particulates. 2) Blow bearing out with compressed air. 3) Place a light drop of oil on the bearing. 4)…

Q: Do full ceramic bearings need lubrication?

A: No, full ceramic bearings can be run completely dry. They do not need lubrication to run. Ceramic is non-porous, unlike steel, as a result it is virtually frictionless. Ceramic…

Q: Are greased bearings lubed for the life of the bearing?

A: No, traditional steel bearings always need lubrication to have a long life and lubrication will always be reduced over time as it will dissipate with use. How fast the…

Q: Where can I find technical engineering data about bearings?

…including: Bearing Material, Enclosure Type, RPM Data, Load Rating etc. If you need more detailed information about bearing characteristics, bearing design or bearing life please…

Q: Can the seals be removed from lightning ceramic bearings for maintenance?

A: Depending on the bearing size and our current inventory this will vary from bearing to bearing. The best thing to do is contact us and let us know the make and model of your…

Q: What is the performance difference between the following threetype of bearings: Ceramic Metal Shield, Ceramic Yellow Seal andCeramic Ultra Seal?

A: Ceramic Metal Shield bearings are metal shielded and offer the least resistance of the three. These bearings need frequent cleaning but will give you the best performance. Not…

Q: How much maintenance do bearings require?

…lubricants your bearings have. Rubber sealed or Ultra sealed bearings require no maintenance and the lube is good for the life of the bearing. Metal shielded bearings that use…

Q: What is the best water proof seal?

…There is no true water proof seal for bearings. Bearing seals are primarily designed to retain the lubrication inside the bearing. Most bearing seals are considered water repellant…