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Old 11-21-2012, 05:27 AM   #219
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Originally Posted by Navin View Post
I found a swipe of grease, which was better than none I guess but...

FWIW, rolling element bearings don't actually require much grease. The whole "pack it to the gills" thing is wrong and can actually lead to early bearing failure due to excessive heat or seal failure.

Doesn't really matter on headset bearings, but it's something to keep in mind.
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