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

…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 recommend…

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: 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: 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: How often should I clean and lube them and what lube should I use?

A: The only bearings that need to be lubed occasionally are the metal shielded bearings, and they need to be cleaned every 4 - 5 races depending on the length of each race.

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

…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 reel and we will let you know if the shields are removable for…