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Evan Fraser

Gary I could be wrong but I thought the idea was that these bearings should be free to rotate in the cassette to allow for the axle to flex, otherwise they’ll hold the axle dead straight or worse bind it if the bearings are out of alignment.  On my last two karts (a Tony and a CRG) the bearings could be rotated easily by hand in the cassette so I’m basing my conclusions off of that.

These took more than a mallet (I tried that), they took such a beating that the outer covers of the bearings actually buckled slightly from the pressure we applied to the inside of the bearing.

Evan Fraser

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