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Old 02-17-2013, 04:17 PM
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Hey, Has anyone used these ? The bearings on my axles are scuffed up from bad axle bearings. Ive been told these will fix the problem and Ive also been told axle saver bearings are not SAFE.. Just looking for a more opinions. I plane on doing burnout and all the other fun stuff.


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I have used just a few in the past years,, about 10 years ago,, I did not have any issues,, not sure what would be unsafe about them?? Matty man
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Ive heard the wear spot on the axle where the factory bearing was/is creates a week spot and thats where the axle will break. That makes the axle unsafe not the bearing.


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that is a myth,,the axle saver only moves the rollers to a fresh surface,,by doing such it does not alter the structural composition of the metal,,so i highly dismiss the thought of being unsafe,,however,,if you were running low 12s or high 11s on the strip with slicks,,i wouild consider replacing thewm with a set of moser axles,,rest easy my friend,,swap it out,,never look back,,plus its better than riding on a bad bearing,,,

in answer to your ??? yes i have used them with no issues
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Precisely why I have a GTO posi rear with bolt in axles with sealed Timken bearings. A better set up.
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I used an axle saver bearing in my Malibu a few years ago. Like said above, don't know why it would cause an un-safe condition. Sounds like part of a bar room conversation
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