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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: Also, can the greased bearings be used out the box, or should they be treated before use?

A: Yes, the stocked greased bearings can be used as is and will give you great performance.

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

…number are supplied dry, without grease or oil. AF2 in the part number means light oil and NB2 in the part number means a heavy duty grease. If your bearings are already dry they…

Q: How much maintenance do bearings require?

…that use either grease or oil should be constantly maintained and frequency level with vary depending on your application. Oil dissipates faster than grease, so typically shielded…

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?

…offers better protection for the bearing. These bearings are lubed with grease and the seals will keep the grease in for the life of the bearing so there is no need to worry about…

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

A: 1) Soak 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…

Q: How long does it take to break in a bearing?

…Unfortunately, it is not an exact science. Most bearings are packed in thick, viscous grease or with a light weight oil. As a result the bearing generally will not free spin to the…

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

…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 recommend you remove…

Q: What kind of maintenance do sealed bearings require?

…life of the bearing. This is because they are packed with a heavy duty, lithium based grease. When the lube fully dissipates it is generally time to replace the bearing. However…