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Trailer bearings
#31
pete i think its more to do with the user, as we know the products only work when used and combined correctly, marine seals a must, correct pre loads, correctly packed bearings, and if you choose correctly fitted buddies, then you should never have a problem. as you know we specialize in this area and to this day we have never had a bearing failure due to anything we have done Smile
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#32
Sorry to revive this thread, but as we come into Summer time again, everyone needs to be checking out their trailers before heading off on long journeys. I know there was a mention of not to use Marine Grease on your wheel bearings, but I have been using Penrite Marine Grease for years with no problems.

See here: http://www.penriteoil.com.au/products.ph...oducts=370

Another question I have is how many people use marine seals which spin within the hub over the normal seals which spin on the axle.

Stay safe everyone and enjoy.
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#33
marine seals dont spin on the hub they are designed to seal the axle and seal on the stainless insert.
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#34
Aware that the marine seals seal on the axle and the hub will spin on the seal within the insert, but I am a little sus as to how well it actually seals on the stainless insert whilst in the water. Does anyone have any further/indepth information on this and a reason as to WHY they are better than normal seals? Just interested is all.
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#35
A normal seal keeps the grease in
It will struggle to stop water coming in
A marine seal keeps the grease in
As well as working much better at stopping water getting in
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