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Q: When should I replace my bearings?

…and all moisture. This is a common problem when storing small RC engines. If any moisture has gotten to the bearings, they will need to be replaced before using the engine again.

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

…the engine while it is still slightly warm. These instructional videos show how to remove and install RC Nitro Engine Bearings Part 1, how to remove and install RC Nitro Engine

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

…help to protect the rest of the engine from any foreign matter getting through. This should not be done with one seal. If you find your engine is stingy in getting fuel to the…

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: Where can I find technical engineering data about bearings?

…Enclosure Type, RPM Data, Load Rating etc. If you need more detailed information about bearing characteristics, bearing design or bearing life please see our Engineering Guide.

Q: I noticed that your Green Seal RC Car & Truck Bearings are "maintenance free and lubed for the life of the bearing." Would these bearings still be maintenance free if run in wet conditions, or even submerged in water?

A: Our green seal bearings are water resistant, not waterproof. They are the best bearings available for off-road racing, through mud, water and dirt. However if submerged for a…

Q: What is an ABEC Rating?

…ball bearings are manufactured to standards established by the Annular Bearing Engineers Committee (ABEC) of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA). The ABEC…

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

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

Q: I am going through a lot of clutch bell bearings, what can you recommend to get longer life?

…best solution is to use a bearing with a ball that will not expand and to do away with the retainer altogether. We offer 4 different RC Car & Truck Clutch Bell Bearing Kits.