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Old 11-14-2012, 06:50 AM
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Nope. The center cap is too far removed from the hub to be able to use it as an indicator of an overheated bearing. If the center cap is hot, the bearing will be smoking/melted. Besides, the major part of the cap is plastic. It wouldn't transmit heat very well even if it was flush against the hub.
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