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Originally posted by ErricZ

BTW, I was asked this my the bearing guys, anyone have an answer for it?

"What type of needle bearing? Do needles ride directly on shaft? Is the outside of bearing stamped steel?
( Drawn cup)> Drawn cup is normal for most japanese bikes. "
Tapered/Caged roller bearing with inner and outer races. Similar to auto/trailer wheel bearings.

Bill Swartzwelder
2002 R1100S Prep/2006 BMW R1200GS
1969 BSA StarFire

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