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throwout bearing question

Postby bwatson » Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:08 am

My throwout bearing looks like it is made of graphite and has a small chip out of the side(about 1/8 inch into the surface area). Is this safe to run or should it be changed.

There is a grease zerk on the bottom of the bearing, should the bearing spin????

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Postby Cub-Bud » Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:26 am

I don't think you need to worry about the chip. The graphite bearing does not spin. 8)
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Postby johnbron » Fri Jun 25, 2004 1:00 pm

Also make sure you grease the fitting you mentioned. The graphite bearing soaks up the grease and that is what keeps it lubricated.
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