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Author Topic:   small pits in rod journal
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 120
posted November 16, 2005 08:37 PM  
just polished a crank when it came back i noticed small pits. would you run it? about 10 pits the size of a pin point.

Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 77
posted November 17, 2005 06:06 AM  
sounds like a porous spot in the casting makes you wober how porous it may be

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1366
posted November 17, 2005 07:27 AM  
it sounds like it's been welded. that's pretty common in a crank that has been repaired by welding a journal.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 408
posted November 17, 2005 08:22 AM  
As long as the pit are holes and not risers the holes will just hold oil. But if they are raised it'll wipe a bearing.

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