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Old 29 August 2016, 13:51   #11
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Originally Posted by Last Tango View Post
I've thought about bearing savers but have the fear that they'll force the grease past the inner seal and contaminate the brakes. I've had that problem in the past with hub covers with grease nipples.
I'm sceptical but open to persuasion. My current policy is to replace the bearings every year.

I've not bearing savers but similar idea where it's a grease nipple and I just pump a bit through after recovering. A bit does get onto the back plate but never got on the brakes.

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Old 29 August 2016, 15:38   #12
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Old 30 August 2016, 14:40   #13
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Thanks for all the info,

I think bearing savers are the way to go as the bearing currently fitted have only lasted about half the year and looking at them there is corrosion already.

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