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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: 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: 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: What kind of maintenance do sealed bearings require?

…replace the bearing. However this does not mean that you cannot extend the life of the bearing. When they start to feel gritty you can remove the seals and soak the bearings in our…

Q: If I leave my ceramic hybrids dry will they wear faster?

A: Yes, while ceramic hybrid bearings do not need any lubrication to operate the steel races will have a longer life if they have a slight amount of lube on a regular basis.

Q: How do your different RC bearing lines compare to the stock bearings that came pre-installed. How much longer will they last?

A: Unfortunately there is never an explicit warranty with bearings. Bearings do eventually wear out and every application, setup and operator is different. It is very difficult to…

Q: Do your bearings come with a warranty?

A: Unfortunately, there is never an explicit warranty with bearings. Bearings do eventually wear out and every application, setup and operator is different. It is very difficult to…

Q: The bearings I received have a green shield on one side and a black shield on the other. Should either of these be removed on the back bearing? What about the front? Are these colored differently to indicate direction or does this matter?

…side. However, on the front bearing there is no need to remove either seal. Keeping both seals on offers better protection for the bearing. These bearings are lubed with grease and…

Q: Do ceramic bearings offer significant weight savings overtraditional steel bearings?

…Full ceramic bearings however do offer a significant weight savings by about 2/3 the weight of traditional steel bearings. Unfortunately full ceramic bearings are not appropriate…

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: 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…