Introduction

If your Arbor Rally longboard has felt sluggish recently or you're not satisfied with it's performance, this guide will help you improve your ride.

Parts

Image 1/2: Be careful not to lose the washers that sit between the nut and wheel, they are small and hard to find after you lose them. Image 2/2: Be careful not to lose the washers that sit between the nut and wheel, they are small and hard to find after you lose them.
  • Use the half inch wrench to remove the nut on each wheel. Then remove each wheel.

    • Be careful not to lose the washers that sit between the nut and wheel, they are small and hard to find after you lose them.

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  • Use needle nose pliers to remove the bearings from both sides of each wheel.

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  • Place the bearings in soapy water and let them soak for 5 minutes.

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  • Wipe off the dirt from each bearing and dry them thoroughly with a paper towel.

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Image 1/2: Spin the bearings and wipe off any extra lubricant that has not settled in. Image 2/2: Spin the bearings and wipe off any extra lubricant that has not settled in.
  • Apply a few drops of lubricant to the inner portion on both sides of each bearing.

  • Spin the bearings and wipe off any extra lubricant that has not settled in.

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  • Push the bearing into the wheel by applying even pressure with your thumb.

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  • Spin the wheel to make sure that the bearings are properly aligned and running smoothly.

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Image 1/3: Tighten the nut with your fingers as much as you can first and then use the wrench to finish the job. Image 2/3: Do not tighten the nut too much or else the wheel will not be able to spin. You should be able to slightly shake the wheel up and down along the axle. Image 3/3: Do not tighten the nut too much or else the wheel will not be able to spin. You should be able to slightly shake the wheel up and down along the axle.
  • Place the wheel on the axle followed by washer and then the nut.

  • Tighten the nut with your fingers as much as you can first and then use the wrench to finish the job.

    • Do not tighten the nut too much or else the wheel will not be able to spin. You should be able to slightly shake the wheel up and down along the axle.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Casey Barbello

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Great guide! I was trying to figure out how to pop the bearings out - the needle nose pliers did a great job.

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