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changing wheels & bearings

In this Enuff academy Cam will be teaching you how to install and change your wheels and bearings.

We'd like to say a big thank you to Butters Skate Shop for letting us film in their shop and Cam from Rubicon for his time and expertise.

how to change your wheels & bearings

what you'll need

  • Deck with trucks

  • Wheels

  • Bearings

  • Skate tool

step 1

Remove the nut from the truck axle.

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step 2

 Take a bearing and place it on the truck axle.

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step 3

Take a wheel and push it down over the bearing, ensuring it is level.

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step 4

Each wheel has 2 bearings so repeat for the other side of the wheel.

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step 5

Pop the nut back on and tighten with the skate tool. The nut should be securely on, but not too tight, as this impacts how fast the wheel can spin.

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step 6

If you need to remove a bearing, use the truck axle to leverage it out.

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