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Anyone know of an aftermarket over the axle wheel bearing grease tool? The only one I have found requires removing the axle shafts and was hoping to find one similar to a Polaris style that slides over the axle.
 

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I purchased this one. Haven’t used it yet

 

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Interesting, they look very similar to bearing buddies used on trailers. @Alex1224 Are they the same as those? Will those fit under the factory hub cap?
 

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I purchased this one. Haven’t used it yet

Thanks for the heads up! Looks like a good tool, I just ordered one.
 

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I think I’m missing something here. Is this a “tool” to repack your bearings, or is this something that stays on the hub like bearing buddies?? :unsure:
 

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I think I’m missing something here. Is this a “tool” to repack your bearings, or is this something that stays on the hub like bearing buddies?? :unsure:
Dose not stay on the rig. Some disassembly is required each time you use it.
 

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Care to explain?

I mean I’ve herd of bearings failing due to lack of grease, but never from being over greased.
I believe over greasing causes heat to build up.......but only in extended high speed operation such as a car. With the relative slow speed and limited time frame of most sxs's & atv's probably not an issue.
 

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Care to explain?

I mean I’ve herd of bearings failing due to lack of grease, but never from being over greased.
Shock Therapy says don't do it. They know a thing or two.
Too much grease will overheat the bearings and cause failure. Not sure why anyone would want to ignore that.
 

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Shock Therapy says don't do it. They know a thing or two.
Too much grease will overheat the bearings and cause failure. Not sure why anyone would want to ignore that.
I’m not saying TO do it, I’ve just never herd of bearing failures due to too much grease.

In the past, when I lubed up bearings, the excess grease would just ooze out. Wipe it up, and on my way.
 

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Exactly. Maybe if you desert race full time like they do. Guys over on the Maverick forum grease the crap out of their wheel bearings. Those who dont burn em up quick.

Nobody is saying to "go stupid" with the grease but the wheel bearings are not like those on your car/truck and do consume grease fairly quickly requiring regular attention.
 

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Maybe if you desert race full time like they do.
I can see racing in 115 degree weather in the desert might have some sway on things, but for the rest of us.
Don’t get me wrong, I love the guys over at ST, but I take everything with a grain of salt.
 

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The race team in my AO wont pack them with grease either. ST is just one example.
IMO, racers are the ones to iron things out for the rest of us.
 

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I use mine on my rs1 and repack every 1000 miles and each wheel bearing will take 5 to 7 pumps from the grease gun until you hear the grease start to come out then stop. I still have my factory wheel bearings in my rs1 and I just turn over 6,000 miles. And I run my rs1 pretty hard So yes I will be doing it for my KRX as well. For the RS1 it takes about 15 min to grease 1 wheel bearing and its worth it.
 

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I use mine on my rs1 and repack every 1000 miles and each wheel bearing will take 5 to 7 pumps from the grease gun until you hear the grease start to come out then stop. I still have my factory wheel bearings in my rs1 and I just turn over 6,000 miles. And I run my rs1 pretty hard So yes I will be doing it for my KRX as well. For the RS1 it takes about 15 min to grease 1 wheel bearing and its worth it.
you got it right, 5 pumps will be all you need. Do it to new bearings and at 1000 mi. intervals.
 
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