Quality of parts.

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civvie
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Quality of parts.

Post by civvie » 30 Sep 2013, 17:17

Haven't posted this in a car specific section as its not really applicable at the mo.

Have been looking at replacing wife's rear off side wheel bearing on her Micra as it has come up on an advisory on the MOT. Problem is what is a good make of bearing, Ebay plus Eurocar parts have them from about 12 quid odd up to dealer prices. There is an ORBIS one for £12.60, too cheap for quality? , or a SNR make from Euro for £22.50. reduced from £63 any comments appreciated re quality on this part.
Plus good makes of timing belts would be appreciated.

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Re: Quality of parts.

Post by lexi » 07 Oct 2013, 21:04

Measure bearing up and get one from a bearing supplier. NTN or Koyo for that Micra I would say may be OE.
Only way bearing supplier would not have it ,is if it is manufacturer specific. This is where Koyo etc would put a special extra like a double seal on it for Nissan, then pass it on to them.
I have had this before..........but not with wheel bearings.

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Re: Quality of parts.

Post by civvie » 12 Oct 2013, 09:47

Thanks for the reply Lexi, will look into your suggestions for the whel bearings.