Originally Posted by herler
Will do, I went ahead and ordered up the bearings and upper and lower seals ($75!!!) last night as I figured it was the most likely culprit anyhow, thanks for the great answer, just never had heard bearings make that kind of a noise before.
Why order the parts first? Pull the belt and you can turn every part and find out which is the "culprit". Could have been a $25 idler pulley for all you know!!