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Wheel bearings and races

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by rampage, Oct 4, 2001.

  1. rampage

    rampage 1/2 ton status

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    Where do you get your good quality wheel bearings, races and seals from? I know Napa has good quality parts, but do they make the best?

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    Autozone sells TImken. IMO they are the best. tHey are made in the USA. OE supplier.

    John

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    A friend that races stock car and another races dragsters use more extensive stuff to race with but both use Napa stuff on their other vehicals...

    C'moe

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    Napa is good stuff. I would only go for the best if they don't cost much more. Your bearings get a lot of abuse from 4x4ing. Foreign matter will destroy the best bearings as well as good bearings.
     
  5. Burt4x4

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    The key is to buy MADE in the U.S.A. ONLY!!!! make sure the race and bearing are stamped with USA. oh and use National Seal for the seal!!

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    I had a 14BFF that would leak with anything but GM seals. I've run nationals in my other 14BFF with no problems though. If you have the time, I would order the GM seals.
     
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    JKust be carefull if you go to NAPA. THey are WAY more expensive!

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