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FULTON 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
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Bearing Protector Cover Only - 1.781" 409433 BB17810112
In stock online.

$9.99

Bearing Protector Cover Only - 1.985" 409441 BB19800112
In stock online.

$9.99

Bearing Protector Cover Only - 2.328" 595074 BB24410112
In stock online.

$9.99

Bearing Protector - 2.328" 408781 BP232S0604
In stock online.

$39.99

Bearing Protector - 2.441" 402273 BP244S0604
In stock online.

$39.99

Bearing Protector - 1.781" 408765 BPC1780604
In stock online.

$19.99

Bearing Protector - 1.985" 408773 BPC1980604
In stock online.

$24.99

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
 
2.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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        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.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Didn't fit my hubs

              By mattacky

              from San Jose, CA

              About Me Experienced trailerboater, Family boater

              Pros

              • Look nice Come with caps

              Cons

              • Doesn't fit my trailer
              • Hard to install

              Best Uses

                Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

                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. [...]

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Bearing Buddt cover....

                By Montana Fisherman

                from Belgrade, Montana

                About Me Freshwater angler

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Reduces maintenance
                • Safe and secure

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                    Comments about Bearing Life Bearing Protectors:

                    Fit tight and nice.......

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