Gen.4 ZX-10R: Ceramic Wheel Bearings - Page 5 - Kawasaki
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post #41 of 42 Old 02-13-2018, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by michael4012 View Post
I expect the higher sustained speeds at speed events give the ceramic bearings a slight edge as they dont expand so much as the steel balls when hot yes higher speed rating bearings are losser so when the steel expands it doesnt tighten so much.
...if your wheel bearings are getting hot enough to cause expansion clearance concerns, you likely have a much bigger problem.

At the end of the day, there are two ingredients in fast soup: increasing your power, or decreasing your resistance to acceleration. Low friction bearings would certainly fall into one of those categories. It requires exponentially more of each the faster you go.

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post #42 of 42 Old 02-16-2018, 01:20 PM
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I bought some low friction bearings for less than $100.00 Didn't make any difference because of the calipers/pads draggin' on the rotors.

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