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

…best performance. Not recommended for dirty or wet environments, Ceramic Yellow Seal are rubber sealed bearings and offer the best protection against dirty and wet conditions. The…

Q: Are Orange Seal Bearings maintenance free?

…use oil as lubrication it is very difficult to 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…

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

A: All Orange Seal bearings with an LD (lube dry) in the part number are supplied dry, without grease or oil. AF2 in the part number means light oil and NB2 in the part number…

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 kind of maintenance do sealed bearings require?

A: All of our sealed bearings are considered maintenance free and lubed for the life of the bearing. This is because they are packed with a heavy duty, lithium based grease. When…

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: 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 the seals fixed or held in place by c-clips?

A: On the removable shields there are c-clips to hold them in place.

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…

Q: How do I remove my shields or seals?

…remove a rubber seal use a pen knife or sharp pointed object. In most cases the rubber cannot be re-used. Here is an instructional video: How to properly remove shields and seals

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?

…bearing. The green seal is the one to remove to expose the open side. However, on the front bearing there is no need to remove either seal. Keeping both seals on offers better…

Q: I prefer to buy a bearing kit that is maintenance free aspossible. Which bearing kit is the least maintenance intensive?

A: Rubber sealed bearings will always offer the most protection and be the most maintenance free.