Every seal on your vehicle, the Club Car DS Front Wheel Seal included, is vital to a smooth operation. These little things are designed to do what their name states. They seal off, in this case, your hub bearings from dirt and grime and whatever else the world has to offer. Keeping them in the best condition prevents other more costly repairs. What is a bearings worst enemy? If you said sand or dirt, you would be correct. Even these tiny particles can destroy your hub quickly and without remorse.This aftermarket golf cart seal is not an OEM product. It is made to either the same or a higher standard than factory quality at the least. Keeping up with minor repairs like this is easy. Letting things progress to a more significant issue because of negligence will make you bang your head against a wall. We all do it, but Buggies Unlimited can help it be avoided in the future.