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All the other stuff => Wrenching => Topic started by: Fat_Nate on March 22, 2006, 03:23:28 am

Title: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: Fat_Nate on March 22, 2006, 03:23:28 am
Hey all,

Looking to replace the stock bearings with some "exciting new bearings" that roll very nicely.  Anyone know of a good option?  Thanks,

Nate
Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: Protein Filled on March 22, 2006, 05:32:07 am
Ceramic bearing are the $hit!!!!

http://www.woodcraft-cfm.com/Scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=12684

Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: tzracer on March 22, 2006, 08:49:25 am
I got my bearings from this place. They sell standard bearings (single and double seal, single and double shielded) and ceramic bearings.

http://www.worldwidebearings.com/

Site is under construction but there is a phone number.
Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: Fat_Nate on March 23, 2006, 06:35:31 am
So . . . ceramic bearings will or will not be noticeable on a stock-motor SV?  Worldwide says 40% less friction . . . 3 or 4 horsepower on a ZX-10.  So . . . like 1.5 horsepower on an SV?

I admit that I like the IDEA of amazing, cool bearings, but they're like 6 or 8 times more than standard.  Worth it?
Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: tzracer on March 23, 2006, 08:39:39 am
I bought them, mostly because they are supposed to last 10 times longer than standard bearings. I hate changing wheel bearings.
Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: Fat_Nate on March 23, 2006, 09:32:14 am
Interesting.  I think my bearings are crap . . . they're not supposed to creak, are they?  (Just kidding.)
Title: Re: Aftermarket SV wheel bearings?
Post by: grasshopper on March 24, 2006, 07:54:02 am
http://www.allballsracing.com/

These guys do really good business, and ship rite away. They have cool stickers too. Buy the ceramic bearings, They cost a lot but are worth it.