Old 11-03-15, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by SJX426 View Post
Some like to replace ball bearings after a period of time. Preserves the races. I have had some where the assembly was significantly improved with new bearings.
In my experience, this is mostly due to cleaning/re-greasing. Like chains and cogs, bearings and races go together. If only changing the bearings brings a significant improvement, then the races are probably messed up a little too.
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