Front wheel bearing part#


9 replies to this topic
  • 4mud

Posted May 14, 2005 - 05:58 PM

#1

Well it is time to replace front wheel bearings. I did a search looking for the best replacement bearings, there was a lot of discussion on brands but I didn't find any part#s for the non Yamaha bearing. If any knows the actual number of the bearing that they used it would be greatly appreciated. A sealed bearing seems like a good idea. Thanks for the help.

  • BEAN329

Posted May 14, 2005 - 07:03 PM

#2

Definitley get a sealed bearing, I'm on my third set in the front :D
Think no balls or someone else makes a kit for the front wheel, seals and all.
I found sealed bearings from a local place made by KYK out of japan the bearing number is 6904RS. To me it is stupid not to have sealed bearings front and rear. :) Aslo do not negleck to chane your seals and collars if they are grooved to deep and do not seal as well.

  • 4mud

Posted May 15, 2005 - 04:47 AM

#3

Thanks Bean329. Did have to buy the Yamaha seal or did you find a different brand? I am going to get a machinist friend to make me a collar out of stainless steel.

Anyone else have some part numbers? Maybe NTN or SKF. Thanks

  • banffboy

Posted May 15, 2005 - 06:01 AM

#4

Pivot works or all balls make sealed kits

  • simon@vic

Posted May 15, 2005 - 08:29 AM

#5

bearing #s are the same no matter who builds them. the #s indicate ID,OD, thickness, and "sealed-ness".

no need to order them form a motorcycle company unless they are cheaper. just grab them locally. look up bearings in your phone book. :)

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  • Desracer

Posted May 15, 2005 - 10:05 PM

#6

Call Rocky Mountain ATV in Utah ask about the All Balls bearing kits. I bought my kit their with both sealed bearings and wheel seals for way less than anyone local.

  • Wrbiker

Posted August 18, 2005 - 11:31 AM

#7

:D

  • Cedric

Posted September 27, 2005 - 06:58 PM

#8

Well I just went through this whole procedure, and it's a little more expensive than the usual situation. The yamaha parts are $17 each, and they have no seals. The local bearing shop wants $21 for an NTN dual sealed bearing, so I think I'll spend the extra to have the sealed bearings. Some of the other shops were quoting me $31 each for NTN parts.

After much internet searching, I found that a Blaster ATV has the same bearing on the inner front wheel, with seals. Might be a useful bit of information for somebody someday. I'm not sure of the $$ for that.

  • SJMC_DON

Posted September 27, 2005 - 07:34 PM

#9

I just came in from my shop after front wheel bearings and seals. Go figure...... anyway, I would suggest e-bay. I got the rear set, (double sealed bearings with seals) for $18.00 + shipping and got the front set (double sealed bearings with seals) for $16.00 + shipping. I have one race on the rear set and they still seem tight :banghead:

When your on e-bay just type in " Yamaha WR450 wheel bearings" and the guy will pop up. Shipping was fast enough overall good deal I think :applause:

Good Luck!

  • e_dogg

Posted September 27, 2005 - 10:52 PM

#10

Thanks for this guys.




 
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