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Old 04-28-2014, 03:58 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by EXGMTech View Post
Funny, I've been an auto tech for 36+ yrs and the only bearing failures I've seen was from LACK OF grease and I literally pour the bearings as dust out of the hub. Never heard of too much grease causing a & learn.

I think that pumping in the grease too fast, making too much grease in the area, busted the grease seal, is what "he" may have been implying.

Would this cause a loss of too much grease??? I don't think that it would if it is a high temp grease. Greaseable wheels, grease them gently once, twice a year and you should be fine.

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Old 04-29-2014, 12:09 AM   #22
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I went ahead and did my hubs today . I jacked each wheel up and checked for play in the bearings, all were snug. I then spun the wheel while pumping grease in till fresh grease came out. the old grease did not look bad at all.I figure I can go a few years before I tear down and check the bearings and replace the seals. Once I get some spare bearings and seals I will go a lot of years before tearing down again. I wish there was an easy way to get the bearing and seal numbers other than tear down. You have to love the ez lube hubs, a little over an hours time and a tube of grease and all bearings have fresh grease and are good to go.

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