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Old 23-07-2017, 11:38 PM
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Default Shell Bearings If and when ?

All- do I need to get my shell bearings done and if so when?
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Old 24-07-2017, 06:42 AM
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Not unless the oil pump is faulty.
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Old 24-07-2017, 08:22 AM
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There have been a few threads on this - have a search around in here.

Some will say you must, some won't. I nearly did last year - I'm on 116k, but chose not to and dealt with suspension instead.

I think I'm in the 'it would've gone bang by now' camp, and hope my general cosseting is enough to keep it safe.
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Old 31-07-2017, 08:55 AM
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one option is to do a used oil analysis to check for excess lead in the oil. If it is there in large quantity, and / or increases over time then this is bearing shell wear.
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