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Old 05-06-2014, 08:57 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
Seen quite a few in our Test Dept. @ IH East Moline & Hinsdale. IL years ago and some were in oil bath systems i.e final drives/transmissions. Bearings do fail from defects as well as from improper maintenance/adjustment.
Anything built by men will fail. But in regular, normal service, if properly maintained cage bearings will often outlast the vehicle.

So, guess I'm on the OC radar.

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Old 05-06-2014, 09:12 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by SKnight View Post
...So, guess I'm on the OC radar.
Not in the least, but you made the statement based on your experience, "I've never seen a well maintained cage bearing fail." I was just stating my experience as did you.

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Old 05-06-2014, 10:45 AM   #23
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Repacking wheel bearings is a dealership moneymaker.
I have no idea how to go about doing that, and my husband isn't exactly mechanically incline that way! LOL
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Old 05-06-2014, 12:33 PM   #24
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How is everyone jacking up their Roo to check bearings? I'd like to buy the trailer aid for the road. -- if it works for the torsion axles, but have a really nice floor jack to use at home. Just want to be sure and lift at the correct locations. Not alot of good looking lift points on these frames. Thought?

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