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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: 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: How do I properly spin test my fishing reel bearings before installation?

…to the bearing. The flick test seems to result in a perception that a ceramic bearing does not spin as long as a steel bearing, but as soon as you put both bearings under load…

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…

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: 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: 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 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: When should I replace my bearings?

…cleaning steps outlined above and your bearings begin to feel gritty or notchie to the touch, they should be replaced. When bearings sit idle for a long time they must be protected…

Q: Where can I find technical engineering data about bearings?

…including: Bearing Material, Enclosure Type, RPM Data, Load Rating etc. If you need more detailed information about bearing characteristics, bearing design or bearing life please…

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: What kind of performance enhancement should I expect from ceramic bearings?

…ceramic bearings are lighter, stronger and faster. Typically you will see about 2-3 times the life out of a ceramic bearing as compared to a standard bearing. This is because…