Quote: What's recommended to clean the old bearings prior to regreasing if they are not replaced?
I later found this link that explains quit a bit about that "plastic stuff" http://www.thumperfaq.com/swingarm.htm
WOW! That is exactly the information I wanted.
Permanent Lubricant..... OK If you say so.
I'm comfortable with my decision to go old school, and pack her tight with water proof grease.
I'm back together, and torqued now. 47 rear, new seal guard, (third one from new) and a new chain is on. New Gel battery, a little fuel, and actually started