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Old 12-26-2008, 11:02 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by bmwktmbill
Has anyone seen evidence of liquified grease pushed out of seals on a wheel bearing
Yep. Packed the crap out of my old sprocket carrier bearing the other day, was curious to see how much rust would come out in the displaced grease. Answer: lots of grease and lots of rust!! And that was only for a couple of fairly short runs. It hadn't come out past the wheel seal yet, all the displaced grease was sitting between the bearing's seal and the wheel seal. But I was quite surprised by how much had been ejected from the bearing in a short time.
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