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Old August 10th, 2015, 1:12 PM   #1
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Default Original NTN Replacement BB Bearings

So check out these bad boys. I have been reading on here and MTBR the numerous threads about replacement bearings and using substitutes for the originals etc. With a quick call to NTN though, I was able to get the original bearings for the Yo including the snap ring and still with the original orange seals. They are also a very nice Taiwanese bearing versus a China one as a lot of the other replacements were. I ordered them from Applied Bearings down the road from me in Everett, WA and they had them drop shipped to my house. NTN can set you up with a local supplier and just give them the part number and you will be good to go.

Do note that the bearing part number differs on the box slightly from what it shows on the bearing itself and seems to have gained a few letters over the years. If you give the part number off the box it will show right in NTN's system......
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Old August 10th, 2015, 4:43 PM   #2
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Never thought I'd see those again... Good sleuthing!

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Old August 11th, 2015, 2:30 PM   #3
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I was pretty stoked when I called them and found they were still around in the original style. I had tried using their part number locator off the site and it showed no matches for the original part number on the bearing (which is still the original part number on the new bearings) and then only after calling them did they note that the part number was different as it shows on the box.

They are a very high quality bearing and fit like a charm. Currently working on getting the Yo freshened up with some XC Pro bits so I can get a maiden voyage on my first Fat. Still going to be a bit unfortunately as a few of the original XC Pro items on this one were pretty worked and I need to find a couple replacement pieces.
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Old August 11th, 2015, 6:04 PM   #4
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Is the yo press in bb the same as the others? I need some for a Wicked.
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Old August 12th, 2015, 10:46 AM   #5
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Is the yo press in bb the same as the others? I need some for a Wicked.
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Yes. These are the ones you want.
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Old August 13th, 2015, 2:13 PM   #6
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I knew someone else must be in need of a set. They turned out pretty schnazzy.......
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