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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-14-2017, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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All balls F wheel bearings

I, along with many others have used all balls steering head bearings with no problems. Anyone used their front wheel bearings? If so, opinions please.


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-15-2017, 04:48 PM
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Since no one else has chimed in I'll give an opinion.

The All Balls head bearings are widely regarded as a nice improvement over the OEM bearings. As you noted...

OEM front wheel bearings are not a weak point for Honda. They work just fine with many people getting 100k+ out of a set.

So there is no motivation to switch.

All Balls makes a quality product. If you were to install their front wheel bearings I am sure you would not have problems. But I also believe you would get equal satisfaction out of OEM bearings.

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I have all balls front wheel bearings. Have 75k on them. So far so good.

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I have them in, they made the 3500 mile trip to Montana last September. No issues.
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Thanks for the replies. I was going with the Honda bearings and the dealer recommended that I get all balls. Claimed they were just as good at less than half the cost. Just wondered if I made a mistake.


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