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Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 53
posted December 18, 2001 01:43 PM UIN: 3728
I have a 355 small block chevy with 10 races on it. check my filter and change it every race and oil every other race.should I remove the caps and check the bearing's? My dad tells me not to because it hurts the bearing crush is that true? what do you think? thanks. (filter is clean)

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 68
posted December 18, 2001 02:25 PM
Well, I don't see a problem with pulling the caps to take a peek.. I'm not sure I know what your dad means by crush?? As long as the bolts are tightened back to spec..

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 467
posted December 18, 2001 05:35 PM
You will be just fine pulling your caps off and checking your bearings ! While you have them off , you might want to take them and have them magnifluxed as well . It's a good idea to have them magged about every 10-15 races if using stock caps . Preventative maintenance is cheap !

Hendren Racing Engines
Rutherfordton , NC

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 53
posted December 19, 2001 10:30 AM UIN: 3728
I thank you guys,and I think I will check the caps they are two bolts.

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