How do I know what size bearing buddy I need?

How do I know what size bearing buddy I need?

How to Measure for Correct Bearing Buddy Size You will want to use a digital caliper to measure the inner diameter of the hub bore, where the grease cap sits. When choosing a Bearing Buddy, you will want to choose one that is a few thousandths of an inch larger than the hub bore opening.

How often should you grease Bearing Buddies?

How Often Should Trailer Hubs Get Greased with EZ Lube Spindles Standard tapered trailer wheel bearings are recommended to be re-packed with fresh bearing grease about every year or every 12,000 miles under normal use. In certain conditions this interval could be shorter, such as if you routinely tow the trailer…

How do you know when your bearing Buddy is full?

The air pockets inside the hub cavity and Bearing Buddy® will work their way out past the piston (or blue ring) on the Bearing Buddy®. You should see the piston extend out or the blue ring past the front of the Bearing Buddy® when it’s properly filled.

What does bearing buddy do for a trailer?

Bearing Buddy (R) also prevents bearing failure on motorcycles, utility, snowmobile, camping and other trailers by eliminating moisture build-up in hubs and providing proper lubrication. Bearing Buddy (R) will last the life of your trailer and then some.

When was the first genuine bearing Buddy made?

Genuine Bearing Buddy®, manufactured since 1963. Produced with the highest quality standards, to assure the durability that characterizes our product. With Genuine Bearing Buddy® your trailer, hubs and axles will always be protected.

When to use bearing Buddy in fresh water?

Bearing failure can be expected within two seasons in fresh water – one season in salt water. When properly installed and maintained, Bearing Buddy (R) prevents wheel bearing failure and eliminates bearing repacking. Boat trailer wheels can be completely submerged-safely.