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Old 02-24-2015, 07:16 PM   #21
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Old 02-25-2015, 11:28 AM   #22
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Good video but I found it odd that he jacked the wheel from the center of the axle. I always heard that was a nono. Maybe because he had no weight on the frame?
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Old 02-25-2015, 11:51 AM   #23
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Jack stand holding frame up using jack to support axle from dropping shackle past center support which it will do been there done that.
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Old 02-25-2015, 06:48 PM   #24
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I dont believe Lippert actually packs the bearings initially. the grease they use is semi-viscous...like a liquid grease they can just flow into the cavity. we had a 40% failure rate on the seals the first year of use on 5 rentals.
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I dont believe Lippert actually packs the bearings initially. the grease they use is semi-viscous...like a liquid grease they can just flow into the cavity. we had a 40% failure rate on the seals the first year of use on 5 rentals.
What makes you think lippert doesn't pack there own axles bearings?

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What makes you think lippert doesn't pack there own axles bearings?

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From checking both trailers right after I got them from the dealer. The bearings were greased, but the cavities sure weren't.
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Old 02-25-2015, 08:06 PM   #27
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i believe they put grease in. i just dont believe they need to pack the bearing. upon a repack in 60 degree weather, a dollop of the original grease would drop off of your finger. runny grease negates the need for a pack...just add to hub.
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Jack stand holding frame up using jack to support axle from dropping shackle past center support which it will do been there done that.
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