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    Better Bearings???

    Hey guys just wondering if any of you have recommendations for some better bearings as i have just destroyed one? It happend to my E maxx but keen to replace all me E revo ones aswell

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    Try Avid bearings. Cheap price, and some people say they last longer than Traxxas ones. There is even a kit you ca nbuy that replaces all the bearings in you truck. You can pick which ones you want to get normal, cearamic, or steel. Here is the link. http://www.avidrc.com/flexkit/?kit=3...+%28%235608%29 Hope this helps!
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    Hi, I've had three bearing go on me in four months. I've come round to the idea of following others advice on re greasing them every once in a while. Craig's threads got some good advice. Totally broke mine down as latest ones to go we're in the rear diff.

    As for ceramics I think 50togo had a couple of issues with acer ones others had no probs.

    However, ceramics will give better rolling resistance that steel so should make truck run better. I've found a site through ebay, that does steel rubber bearing at decent price and from Hong Kong, so pretty close to you. They do packs of ten's for a few .

    That's the route im going in the short term..

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    Depends on your budget. Some are happy paying 1.00 a bearing and I have boca ceramics that cost 10.00 a bearing

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    Thanks guys very helpful and Yip-man whats the site for the bearings your talking about?

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    Hey Wolfslash16 with the Avid Kit can i select the grade of bearing i want down the side like Metal ceramic ect?

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    Hey Wolfslash16 with the Avid Kit can i select the grade of bearing i want down the side like Metal ceramic ect?
    Yep! You just pick what kind of bearings you want and order them!
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    sweet so there will be 41 in total right?

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    sweet so there will be 41 in total right?
    Yes sir, only if you get the normal rubber ones or the revolutions. If you choose cearamics, it'll bump the price up.

    EDIT: Try reading their service page, it helps explain alot. Service page:
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    Yeah ill go ceramic $205 for 41 bearing so around $5ea im happy with that aslong as i have less blown bearings lol

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    aslong as i have less blown bearings lol
    Ceramics are great, but they can be fragile. They don't take well to really hard impacts. If I'm correct, I think 50togo had some ceramics blow up in his mini E-Revo. He was using a different brand, but you never know.
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    That was with acer ceramics but the small pinion gear in front and rear. All the others held up even the ceramics in my neu 1110 1/y but acer stood behind them and gave me a full refund. Then I bought the (in my opinion)better boca yellow seal ceramics. Real smooth and lubed for life no maintenance!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxx_Man94 View Post
    Thanks guys very helpful and Yip-man whats the site for the bearings your talking about?
    http://www.hobby-smart.com/simplesho...te=common/home

    Only just ordered some so cant comment on quality of them.

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