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Old 02-27-2013, 05:53 PM   #33421
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Wheel Bearings Part Numbers

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I'm having hard time finding wheel bearings. The front was easy - I got German made SKF locally at $11 a pop. The rear wheel is impossible to find in four major car part stores and an industrial supply store. The 22mmID and 44mm OD is available, but no one has the 22mm ID 50mmOD bearing.

I don't want to buy Chinese made piece online, and I'm sure not paying $60 for the Yami part

So, where do you all find your bearings?

WR Bearings -
Fronts: 40x12x17 (seals 40x7x 22 or 23?). Bearings called 6203-2RD same on both sides (30-4004 seals).
Rears: 50x14x22 and 44x12x22 (seals: 50x30x7 and 30x44x5).
Bearings called 60/22-2RD-OE6 and62/22-2RD-QE6 (30-5003 and 30-4403 seals)

SKF:
Rear1 SKF 62/222RS1 Sealed Deep Groove Ball Bearing 22x50x14mm 11
Rear2 60/222RS Budget Rubber Sealed Deep Groove Ball Bearing 22x44x12mm 5.60
Yamaha no.s:
Fronts: 93306-20348-00 and 93106-23002-00 (seal)
Rears: 93306-27206-00 50 and 93306-07202-00 26 (bearings)
93106-30001-00 and 93106-30045-00 (seals)


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Old 02-27-2013, 09:30 PM   #33422
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The SKF is 17x40mm bearing with double rubber seal. SKF explorer 6203 2RSJEM is what I have in hand. The explorers are okay - lasted two years on my BMW with stock grease. (it sees water, mud, etc). These ones, I'll take apart, wash all the grease out with solvent, and repack them with Maxima waterproof. Lets see how long they last.



Maybe. Unfortunately, being in a pinch and unable to find quality bearing in the right size (I live near Timken, and they don't have one), I had to get Moose Racing set until I find a better one. Not paying Yami $60 for the Koyo that is shut at 5k miles.
I found that SKF makes one, but special order in my area. I keep looking and will update once I find a good, EU or USA made product.

With the SKF explorers, the same part number can be made in Germany or Argentina or...

HM
I found these
http://pivotworks.com/ProductInfo.aspx?item_id=1558 Seem inexpensive I sent an email to see where they get their bearings, but no reply yet. They do say they are ABEC3 and come with a lifetime replacement guarantee.
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:46 AM   #33423
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What skid plates are you guys running? How is the richochet?
I have the Richochet and my friend is running the Flatland one.

When I look at the two side by side the Flatland has better protection especially around the water pump. I have made the decision to replace my Richochet with either the Flatland or Moose Racing plastic skid plate.

Just beware that when you bolt on one of the Al skid plates you are going to wonder what is wrong with your motor the first time you start it up. The Al resonates pretty well. Some of the guys will coat the bottom of the skid plate with spray on bed liner from a can. Based on my experience with my KTM that seems to work pretty well.
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:56 AM   #33424
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:43 AM   #33425
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HM
I found these
http://pivotworks.com/ProductInfo.aspx?item_id=1558 Seem inexpensive I sent an email to see where they get their bearings, but no reply yet. They do say they are ABEC3 and come with a lifetime replacement guarantee.

Not sure about pivotworks, as I haven;t used them before.

I'm not obsessive about bearings, I just want to find something that works for more than a season or two. There are only so many replacements that the hub will handle before something else has to be done.
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:01 AM   #33426
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Not sure about pivotworks, as I haven;t used them before.

I'm not obsessive about bearings, I just want to find something that works for more than a season or two. There are only so many replacements that the hub will handle before something else has to be done.
Hey Henrymartin,
I'm right there with you. I have a regrease or replace of the swingarm and linkage bearings(wheel beaings are new) coming up in a month or so prior to my summer trip to AK so if you settle on anything let us know as I don't fancy replacing bearings or regreasing any more than absolutely necessary.
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:13 AM   #33427
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:14 AM   #33428
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:37 AM   #33429
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Hey guys I just bought a tire that is 120/100/18... the guy at the shop mentioned it's probably too big for my bike... should I return it for a 100/100-18?
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:14 AM   #33430
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Hey guys I just bought a tire that is 120/100/18... the guy at the shop mentioned it's probably too big for my bike... should I return it for a 100/100-18?
Size depnds on which tire and manufacturer. A 120/100 in any tire is probably too tall.
You need to physically measure what you bought against the stock tire if you have on. The rear can vary 1"-2" difference in height, which can and will make the bike handle squirrely, pusjing the front end.

OEM size is indeed a 120, but most knobbies are going to run taller.
A 110 could work, but a 100 is highly possible.
Again, depends on the tire.
I run a 110/80 Pirelli MT21 on the rear...I made all the mistakes....
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:07 PM   #33431
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Just beware that when you bolt on one of the Al skid plates you are going to wonder what is wrong with your motor the first time you start it up. The Al resonates pretty well. Some of the guys will coat the bottom of the skid plate with spray on bed liner from a can. Based on my experience with my KTM that seems to work pretty well.
I wrapped the bike frame with pieces of cut-up tube to isolate the skid plate from the frame. Not sure how much it helps. In any case, after installing the Flatlands, I didn't have the negative reaction to the noise that many report.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:16 PM   #33432
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I wrapped the bike frame with pieces of cut-up tube to isolate the skid plate from the frame. Not sure how much it helps. In any case, after installing the Flatlands, I didn't have the negative reaction to the noise that many report.
I did that, as well as a good set of earplugs; works great.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:32 PM   #33433
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I wrapped the bike frame with pieces of cut-up tube to isolate the skid plate from the frame. Not sure how much it helps. In any case, after installing the Flatlands, I didn't have the negative reaction to the noise that many report.
I did that as well, and never noticed much more sound from the plate. It gets repeated here so often, that there must be some issue. Now the FMF Q4 I added to the bike, that requires ear plugs after awhile.

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Old 02-28-2013, 12:56 PM   #33434
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Hey guys I just bought a tire that is 120/100/18... the guy at the shop mentioned it's probably too big for my bike... should I return it for a 100/100-18?
110/100/18 Should work on most all brands. Maxxis, Perelli, Dunlop. Have been using Maxxis Desert IT 110/100/18. Last well & works great.

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Old 02-28-2013, 12:58 PM   #33435
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I have the Richochet and my friend is running the Flatland one.

When I look at the two side by side the Flatland has better protection especially around the water pump. I have made the decision to replace my Richochet with either the Flatland or Moose Racing plastic skid plate.

Just beware that when you bolt on one of the Al skid plates you are going to wonder what is wrong with your motor the first time you start it up. The Al resonates pretty well. Some of the guys will coat the bottom of the skid plate with spray on bed liner from a can. Based on my experience with my KTM that seems to work pretty well.
i use the flatland racing skid plate and i get alittle noise but not very much but ill do some thing about it one of these days
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