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Old December 31st, 2009, 08:31 PM   #1
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Default Lube required for carrier bearings?

I just removed the carrier from my Dana 44 to clean up the housing and install my custom Lincoln Locker and I'm wondering if I need to pack the carrier bearings with grease before I reinstall everyting or if they are lubricated via the case gear lube (which I suspect). I figured I'd ask before I get everything back together and find out otherwise.

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Old December 31st, 2009, 09:40 PM   #2
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Myself I use regular wheel bearing grease. that way it has enough till it gets the gear lube thrown around and mixed in. I found it helps on pre-loading the pinion bearings. nothing like a dry bearing to ruin your day
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Old December 31st, 2009, 10:15 PM   #3
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