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Guest Message by DevFuse

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wheel bearing / grease fitting ????

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#1 Guest_baccaruda_*

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Posted 11 August 2003 - 03:52 AM

is there any reason that one couldn't drill into the spindle (front or rear) with the bearings out and install a grease fitting? As long as the fitting isn' t deep enough to hit the bearing, and the hole's smooth, it seems like a great way to refresh the grease once in a while.... ???

#2 Guest_Tolerance02_*

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Posted 11 August 2003 - 04:55 AM

I guess it's possible but there is a big chance that grease is going to come out true the seals and inside the brake drums or discs after a while.


#3 Guest_OH Noah_*

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Posted 11 August 2003 - 06:03 AM

I'm pretty sure that someone here has done this (Hatchpatrol member?) It works out real well, because there's a spacer between the bearings.

#4 Guest_baccaruda_*

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Posted 11 August 2003 - 09:17 AM

Hi noah.. yeah, i was thinking about aiming for the spacer.
Tolerance, I disagree as extra grease is designed to escape thru the split in the spring washer on the end of the axle.. thanks though :)

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