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Bearing install

I know that we all have our tricks when it comes to installing bearing. My favorite is the 3/8 socket set. all most ever size you need to get the job done. They also work well for removing too. Your local machine shop is also a treasure chest of things too. I like to ask the shop owner if he minds if i can look in his scrap bins, i have found things that make great drivers punches, and short cheater bars.
Got a bearing that won't come out of the cases and can't get behind it to knock it out?? Heat the case with a torch and smack the case even on the work bench be carefull NOT to scratch the gasket surface.
Fix it right and ride it fast!!!
Mark
C.C. Motorsports

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