I'm pretty sure you will have to replace the bearing also.
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I agree with the above. You do know that the Super Platter has been discontinued? I would check with VPI or have your dealer do so immediately if I was interested in one, they often have some older products left. As a VPI dealer who uses an Aries with Super Platter and SMF I can say from experience that you will notice the difference. Just don't drop it on your toe, that sucker is HEAVY.
I should have added that I have no specific information from VPI on the conversion process. I did attempt to put the Super Platter on a Scoutmaster, which I assume uses the same bearing and platter as the Aries and it did not appear to fit. I only tried this out of curiosity and applied a very minimal force to try to get it into place so not an absolute proof. Of course, if I HAD applied a lot of force it would have been absolute proof that I was an idiot.