C5 trailing arm bearing kit

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C5 trailing arm bearing kit

Post by citronut » 10 Jun 2014, 08:35

this is/was my findings on the best way to obtain C5 rear arm bearing kits

here are price's and part No.'s
from GSF
bearings (2 per arm )
512pc0080 £10.38 each inc vat trade

SKF's No.'s
VKD 24000
bar code ref
7 316577 732361

seals (2 per arm)
512pc0100 £2.60 each inc vat trade

from dealer
bearing bush's ( require 2 per arm)
5133.26 £2.96 each inc vat trade

spacer/pivot tube (1 per arm)
5132.68 £7.56 each inc vat trade

all in £38.56

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Re: C5 trailing arm bearing kit

Post by Axa » 20 Feb 2017, 20:54

Dont forget to pack your new bearings completely full of marine grease (also sold as "propshaft grease") its specifically designed to withstand moisture even submerged in salt water. It will prolong the life of the bearings significantly compare to the original grease that I suspect it's designed to NOT keep the bearings alive for much longer then your cars warranty..

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