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post #5 of Old 04-11-2013
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Re: Bearing Buddies for trailers

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Originally Posted by tommays View Post
I will post a few pictures later

Keep in mind they ONLY put a bit of grease on the outer bearing as it cant travel across the spindle to the inner bearing which is most subject to water intrusion from a leaking inner seal

The newer drilled axels that have a grease passage to the inner bearing are vastly better
This is not true. The idea is to pack the entire spindle volume too with grease, and it will then move continuously through the outside bearing, along the spindle, and through the inner bearing.

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