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Old 01-10-2014, 10:03 AM
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Default Rear wheel bearing upgraded bearing and seal?

Found a optional upgrade at autozone for the rear axles bearings that replaces both the seal and the bearing. Has anyone installed this and if so would you recommend using it or just go with the old design?

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Old 01-10-2014, 10:08 AM
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Timken or nothing
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:17 AM
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^X2. Spend a little more on this critical item.

I would be hard pressed to use a Duralast tire valve cap personally. Their parts don't impress me.
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:19 AM
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Looks like they have the "repair bearing" in timken too.....is it worth the 40$ or is the original setup the way to go?
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:20 AM
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Found a optional upgrade at autozone for the rear axles bearings that replaces both the seal and the bearing. Has anyone installed this and if so would you recommend using it or just go with the old design?

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Old 01-10-2014, 10:51 AM
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Using the repair bearing is a mistake? Or dura last in general? I'm going with timken for sure, just trying to determine if I should go with the upgrade one.
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:32 AM
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Duralast in general. Part store generic parts never go on my vehicles.

All my bearings are timken.....

all my u joints etc are moog.....
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:38 AM
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Duralast in general. Part store generic parts never go on my vehicles.

All my bearings are timken.....

all my u joints etc are moog.....
Funny since timken has made bearings for the cheaper brands.
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:42 AM
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Funny since timken has made bearings for the cheaper brands.
Maybe true.. but never sure. And the "name" brand is not that much more. I guess i just have brand loyalty issues....
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:56 AM
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Maybe true.. but never sure. And the "name" brand is not that much more. I guess i just have brand loyalty issues....
Oh I agree, I always try to use timken. I was rebuilding the brakes etc on a Mitsubishi and the parts store had 3 timkens and a store brand, so while looking at the store brand I noticed timken was on the bearing.
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:58 AM
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LOL. i believe that. Just like in the grocery store. There is only 1 spice manufacture.... they make them all! lol.

I have purchased enough parts, that advanced set me up with a commercial account, so the discount helps..... i think i may start making them deliver to me...
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