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Old 05-16-15, 07:47 PM
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In a properly lubricated bearing there is no metal to metal contact, there is an oil film between the metals. If you washed it out you may quickly ruin the balls, but bike shops (20 years ago anyway) often have loose ball bearings avail in different grades. But I'd get it at minimum relubed pronto.

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