wheel bearing question

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  1. volare 77

    volare 77 Well-Known Member

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    Got 2 new front aftermarket brake rotors. I have some NOS front wheel bearings. I wanted to go with US made bearings. Do I need to remove the races in the new rotors and use the NOS bearing races? I guess my question is are all the bearings made the same so the race and bearing is compatible.
     
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    I would use the races that came with the bearings.
    I've seen some junk new China parts...
     
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    Aspen500 Well-Known Member

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    Since you have the MADE IN USA outer races, change them as Old Iron said. You've seen SOME junk parts from China? lol
     
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    I've seen a bearing race with a part line, not a strait line but where two peaces of metal had folded together, it was not solid.
    I have seen bearing races cracked fresh out of the box.
     
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    7T8 Custom Well-Known Member

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    Always use matched pair bearings and races. ALWAYS.
     
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    Just make sure the new races go in straight, and right to the bottom.
     
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    volare 77 Well-Known Member

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    thanks all