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    RC Champion zedorda's Avatar
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    SS ball bearing upgrade for the suspension rocker arms.

    Noticed the suspension on my MERV getting stiff so I cleaned/greased the a-arm pins. Which helped but didn't fix it so I decided to upgrade the plastic bushings in the rocker arms to stainless steel ball bearings. I found it not exactly easy to find kits. So I looked up the size and found these ones. Which fit nice and tight just like the bushings. They should fit the Summit and Slash also. Now my MERV is nice and smooth from top to bottom in the suspension travel.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    They are from china so they take abit to get to you.
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    Good to know... thank you!
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    Boca bearings sells kits for a huge amount of different RC cars. High quality but, certainly compared to China stuff, quite expensive. 1/16 scale bearing set from Boca
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    RC Champion zedorda's Avatar
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    The use of bearing in the rocker arms will have no additional benefit with Boca bearings. There is never a need for high speed here. The hobby of RC suffers greatly from overspending on parts where the application will never use the added quality purchased.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zedorda View Post
    The use of bearing in the rocker arms will have no additional benefit with Boca bearings. There is never a need for high speed here. The hobby of RC suffers greatly from overspending on parts where the application will never use the added quality purchased.
    I couldn't agree more.
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