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Bearing Life Bearing Protectors

Permanent protection against water and dirt. A spring holds the axle grease under pressure, preventing temperature changes from creating a vacuum in the bearings and pulling in contaminants and water.

  • Install in place of Dust Caps
  • Available in four sizes
  • Sizes for bearings under 2" include covers, above 2" do not
  • Covers available separately, including for 2.328" bearing size
  • Sold in pairs
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Bearing Protector Cover Only - 1.781" 409433 BB17810112
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$9.99

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Bearing Protector Cover Only - 1.985" 409441 BB19800112
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$9.99

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Bearing Protector Cover Only - 2.328" 595074 BB24410112
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$9.99

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Bearing Protector - 2.328" 408781 BP232S0604
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$24.99

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Bearing Protector - 2.441" 402273 BP244S0604
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$24.99

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Bearing Protector - 1.781" 408765 BPC1780604
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$14.99

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Bearing Protector - 1.985" 408773 BPC1980604
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$14.99

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Product Description

Permanent protection against water and dirt. A spring holds the axle grease under pressure, preventing temperature changes from creating a vacuum in the bearings and pulling in contaminants and water.

  • Install in place of Dust Caps
  • Available in four sizes
  • Sizes for bearings under 2" include covers, above 2" do not
  • Covers available separately, including for 2.328" bearing size
  • Sold in pairs

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FultonBearing Life Bearing Protectors
 
4.0

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reduces maintenance (6)
  • Durable, corrosion resistant (5)
  • Better than standard equipment (4)
  • Safe and secure (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Long distance towing (4)
  • Ramp launching (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced trailerboater (7), Freshwater angler (5), Family boater (4), Saltwater angler (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

YES

THESE GREASE HUB COVERS ARE VERY USER FRIENDLY ... TO APPLY TRAILER GREASE IN EACH HUB HAVE'N TRIPLE AXLE TRAILER ... AS A PM I ALWAYS APPLY GREASE BEFORE A ROAD TRIP AND...Read complete review

THESE GREASE HUB COVERS ARE VERY USER FRIENDLY ... TO APPLY TRAILER GREASE IN EACH HUB HAVE'N TRIPLE AXLE TRAILER ... AS A PM I ALWAYS APPLY GREASE BEFORE A ROAD TRIP AND AFTER THE TRIP !! AFTER 36 YRS RETIRING FROM THE DuPont CO. PREVENATIVE MAINTENANCE IS A MUST TO MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT .

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't fit my hubs

They were just slightly to large for my hub. Perhaps my hub is slightly off or the pair I got was machined to large. Not sure. Anyhow they are extremely thick and will...Read complete review

They were just slightly to large for my hub. Perhaps my hub is slightly off or the pair I got was machined to large. Not sure. Anyhow they are extremely thick and will not give at all like a normal bearing cap. If they will not go on after a few strikes with the hammer they will never go on.After spending about an hour trying to drive these onto my 1.98 hubs I gave up and grabbed a pair of Bearing Buddy's. They fit just right. [...]

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5.0

Great product at an affordable price & great service too.

By Randy

from Mississippi

About Me Freshwater angler, Saltwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Better than standard equipment

Cons

  • None so far

Best Uses

  • Long distance towing

Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

Recreational fishing

 
5.0

YES

By K G

from REHOBOTH BEACH DE.

About Me Experienced trailerboater, Family boater, MOSTLY OFFSHORE OCEAN FISHING, Saltwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Better than standard equipment
  • Durable, corrosion resistant
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Safe and secure

Cons

  • I SEE NO CONS IN THIS PRODUCT

Best Uses

  • Just for storage
  • Long distance towing

Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

THESE GREASE HUB COVERS ARE VERY USER FRIENDLY ... TO APPLY TRAILER GREASE IN EACH HUB HAVE'N TRIPLE AXLE TRAILER ... AS A PM I ALWAYS APPLY GREASE BEFORE A ROAD TRIP AND AFTER THE TRIP !! AFTER 36 YRS RETIRING FROM THE DuPont CO. PREVENATIVE MAINTENANCE IS A MUST TO MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT .

 
5.0

I would buy this at West Marine anytime

By G

from Santa Paula ca

About Me Freshwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable, corrosion resistant

Cons

  • Rust, corrosion

Best Uses

  • Ramp launching

Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

This is a good product

Service and delivery comments:

Service was real good

 
5.0

well made

By DR. Bob

from Las Vegas, Nevada

About Me Experienced trailerboater, Family boater, Freshwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Better than standard equipment
  • Durable, corrosion resistant
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Safe and secure

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Long distance towing
    • Ramp launching

    Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

    Nice piece of equipment and an excellent value. I enjoy everything in your store because I can get everything I'm looking for.

     
    5.0

    Perfect fit

    By Freebird

    from Hartford, Ct

    About Me Experienced trailerboater

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Reduces maintenance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ramp launching

      Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

      Excellent quality

       
      5.0

      The only thing I needed

      By Steve29170

      from sc

      About Me Family boater

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable, corrosion resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

          I was missing just one cap, but nobody sells only the caps. Every place sell the bearing kits with the caps.
          First time I checked they were not in stock, but the salesman said that they should be in the following week. Stopped by the next week and the caps were in.

           
          5.0

          Great product

          By Rob

          from Baltimore, MD

          About Me Experienced trailerboater, Freshwater angler, Saltwater angler

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Better than standard equipment
          • Reduces maintenance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Ramp launching

            Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

            Great replacement

             
            1.0

            Didn't fit my hubs

            By Rick

            from St. Johns, FL

            About Me Experienced trailerboater

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Doesn't Fit My Hubs

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fulton Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

                Like two others on this site, the 1.98 Fulton bearing protectors won't fit on my 1.98 hubs. I tried several times with both protectors on both hubs to make them work. No matter what combination of protector to hub I tried, they just wouldn't work. The protectors won't give any to fit into the hub. I got to the point that I was afraid of damaging my hubs to make them fit. I will take them back to West Marine and buy another brand.

                 
                1.0

                Fulton Bearing Protector 1.980

                By Werner Roder

                from Greenwich, CT

                Comments about Fulton Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

                I purchased the 1.980 version of the bearing protector. When I tried to put it on the bearing housing, it would not go on, regardless of the amount of hammering or attempts to adjust alignment. I then measured the diameter with a vernier caliper and found it was machined oversized to 1.985 instead of 1.980. There is no way a 1.985 piece can be press fit into a 1.980 housing using normal tools - and if you actually did it, there is no way you could take it off. Another reviewer reported the same problem, and then used a competitor's product successfully. I have reported this to West Marine management, and it is possible that future production may be corrected.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good Replacement

                By Gator

                from Winter Park

                About Me Experienced trailerboater

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable, corrosion resistant
                • Reduces maintenance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Long distance towing

                  Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

                  The oriiginal equipment came off and disaapeared on the highway. These have a different feel and I beleive they are going to be better.

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