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Hi Guys an Gals,

Just been having a read over the Interweb, and stumbled across a company that make ceramic bearings for vehicles... Less drag and road noise = quieter and a reduction in rolling road friction...

Anyways i've enquired and they've said its possible, they just need some dimensions/pictures of our current bearings for the T4. The engineer i've emailed has also said they fitted some to a car and saw an average increase of 2mpg, small, but not to be sniffed at! Definitely something new to consider.

With that in mind, 1. Is anyone interested? and 2. Does anyone have any pictures or know any dimensions?!:D

I shall let you know my progress!A:


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To see is to believe I guess
Untill SKF bring htem out I will rest ;)

Scissored this text from another entry & it makes perfect scence
The scoop is this; The best set of ceramics don't come with grease seals and require constant oiling and cleaning for MAX results. They do however sell a set of ceramics that do have a grease seal that will allow some sort of normal usage. BUT they are only maginally better than the average bearing because of the seal drag, and drag from the grease.
 
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