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09-25-2005, 11:47 PM
I have a 63 Avanti R2/R3. I pulled the blower because the bearings felt a little sloppy. I'm getting new bearings but I don't know where to get them. I had the parts store run the numbers and they have some, but I don't want some cheap things that will wear out soon. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

09-26-2005, 04:55 AM
Try Phil Harris of Fairborn Studebaker. He has what used to be Ted Harbit's parts business so he may have some.


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09-26-2005, 05:26 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Paxton-Supercharger-SN-60-89-92-93-2000-Refresh-Kit_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33741QQitemZ8002547952QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW .

09-26-2005, 06:25 AM
Bearings weren't made for Paxton. A Paxton Engineer selected a suitable bearing from a bearing manufacturer's range. Pick a manufacturer you're comfortable with ("good" name) and get what they recommend for your application.
The bearing manufacturer usually gives good advice, they don't want their product to fail in service.
/ H

09-26-2005, 09:37 AM
A Paxton is not like a eenerator that you can just slap new bearings in and all's well. The planetary drive often needs replacement as do seals. I personally pay a pro to go through my blowers to be safe.

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