RC Car and Truck Bearings

NPB® Bearings stock many RC Car and Truck Bearings for use in radio control cars, slot cars, planes, boats and helicopters as well as model trains. Most of the applicable sizes will be found in the miniature (metric or inch) bearing catalogue section. Check thin-section bearings for anything bigger. Thrust bearings are listed separately.

Whether you’re a competitive RC Car and Truck enthusiast or just someone who enjoys beating the pants off your buddies, we’ve got the RC bearings for you! NPB® Bearings stock bearings for both electric or gas powered RC vehicles and have consistently been ahead of the pack with new and innovative solutions for your RC needs.

Reducing rolling resistance and conserving energy has been our hallmark. We offer a full line of standard & ceramic hybrid bearings specifically suited to RC Cars and Trucks. Various ABEC tolerances, radial plays, retainer styles and seal/shield configurations are available. To make things easier for you we have compiled bearing kits and listed them according to the manufacturer and model of the RC Car and Truck that the bearings will fit.

99 Cent RC Car & Truck Econo Power bearing kits are the most affordable way to replace stock bearings with high quality standard bearings at just 99 cents per bearing. Boca’s Econo Power 99 Cent RC Bearings have long been the industry standard for backyard bashers the world over. These bearings have chrome steel races, balls, retainers and shields. All Econo Power bearings are packed in grease and will require a short break in period to loosen up. Each kit contains bearings for a limited time only at just 99 cents per bearing!
RC Car & Truck Ultra Seal Bearing kits are specially designed for on-road or relatively clean driving environments. These ABEC #1 bearings are maintenance free and lubed for life. The Ultra Seal is a non-contact, frictionless seal that is placed beneath the metal shields so they are still considered maintenance free and lubed for life. The non-contact seal eliminates any drag typically associated with a rubber sealed bearings and still provides extra protection against external elements. All Ultra Seal bearings are packed in grease and will require a short break in period to loosen up.

The standard line of clutch bell bearings consists of our tried and true Green Seal series. The Boca Bearing Green Seal bearing has proven to be far superior to stock bearings and can handle plenty of clutch bell abuse. Our Green Seal clutch bell bearings have become an industry standard and are perfect for clutch environments where excessive heat is not an issue. The Green Seal bearings are maintenance free and lubed for the life of the bearing. This is the most economical, long term solution for RC hobbyists.

As RC drivers continue their quest for more speed and better performance, the clutch bell is a constant source of problems due to excessive heat buildup. The heat levels cause the steel balls to expand and subjects the retainer to a tremendous amount of abuse, as a result the bearings fail prematurely. Our ceramic lightning hybrid bearings come with top of the line Silicon Nitride Ceramic Balls, which are several times harder than steel and are virtually frictionless. Because Ceramic is impervious to heat there are no issues with the balls expanding as temperatures rise.

As RC drivers continue their quest for more speed and better performance, the clutch bell is a constant source of problems due to excessive heat buildup. The heat levels cause the steel balls to expand and subjects the retainer to a tremendous amount of abuse, as a result the bearings fail prematurely. For the expert driver looking for the best performance the ideal solution to the retainer issue is to do away with it altogether. Our full complement, ceramic hybrid bearing is the ultimate clutch bell bearing designed with the serious racer in mind. These Ceramic Hybrid bearings come with top of the line Silicon Nitride Ceramic Balls, which are several times harder than steel and are virtually frictionless. Because Ceramic is impervious to heat there are no issues with the balls expanding as temperatures rise giving this bearing a life expectancy of 5 times that of a standard bearing

RC Car & Truck Orange Seal Ceramic bearing kits are the true secret weapon for serious RC racers. ABEC #7 tolerances makes the Orange Seal line the closest precision tolerance that Boca Bearings has to offer. The removable, non-contact rubber seals results in a bearing with less drag and that requires less maintenance than a typical shielded bearing. The Grade 5 ceramic Si3N4 balls will allow the bearing to be lighter and spin 50% faster than a traditional steel bearing. Supplied with Af2 oil for on road or clean environments. Free seal replacements are supplied upon request.

RC Car and Truck Articles:

  • How To Install & Remove Ball Bearings
  • How To Remove Seals & Shields