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RE: Wheel bearings quality issue
I'd return 'em. If they didn't have the care to finish the cases correctly,
they probably didn't take the time to harden the races correctly or
something else. Not to mention that 'subsidiary of Renault' would send up
warning flags in my head.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of Mike Posner
> Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 1999 5:55 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Wheel bearings quality issue
> In a recent order from my local parts supplier , I ordered some new wheel
> bearings for my 200. I asked what brand he carried, and he said SKF or
> FAG. The bearings I received were neither of these.
> It's an SNR , A bearing which Im not familiar with. I go by appearance
> on bearings and these look dull with fine grinding marks on the sides of
> the casing,. made in France. and the company shows on an internet search
> as a subsidiary of Renault. Should I be concerned? IM getting upset with
> the delivered goods not being the stated brand. I recall the
> Top line bearings like SKS and Fag having a highly polished stainless
> sheen, these are dull matt finish, looks like base metal on a cheap
> watch. Please let me know if Im overly
> vigilant re appearances.
> Thanks, Mike.