roller bearings versus ballbearings

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  1. trucktony

    trucktony Member

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    I'am searching for the parts numbers for roller bearings for the task force truck.
    It's a half ton 3100 1958
    I like to go over to disc brakes
    And I do not think the ballbearings will hold the load.
    I'am looking for the part numbers on the cups and bearings
    I know the ballbearings are B01 and B52
    Can anyone converse them to roller bearing numbers
    Thanks
     
  2. Bill Hanlon

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  3. Bobby 57

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    cpp recommends switching to the roller bearings for use with disc brakes.i did the disc brake and bearing conversion to my 57 and i am very pleased with the results.i'll have to look in my notes,i do'nt remember if i wrote down the p.n's for the bearings. i'll let you know.
    Bobby
     
  4. trucktony

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    I will take your info to my local store
    Found a lot of info on the web by adding the R to the parts numbers
    These will give me some hope I will succeed
    there it says that the manufacturer is a japanese company called maekawa or MBS
    and they can be purchased at Allied bearings (for corvettes)
    It also said that there where no partnr. on the bearings provided by the aftermarket sellers (Bobby57)
    If I succeed in my quest I will leave a posty on this matter
    Thanks for all your info
     
  5. vhpeddler

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    Roller bearings

    I just repacked mine a couple days ago. My spare outter is #909501 and outter is #909602. Hard to tell in the outer if it is 5 or 6 but both look like 6. Similiar response as a previous reply, easy to check. These were purchased as nos a while back. The bearings in the truck now , after cleaning were in super condition and didn't need replacing.USA made ball bearings.Don't know what is best for disc brake application, my frontend is stock 1957. Hope this helps .Cross check with someone smarter than me.
     
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  6. trucktony

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    I could't get any result on the parts numbers
    I will be making an adapter bushing so I can get some regular bearings in
    I will let you know how it went
    thanks for all the reply
     

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