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Author Topic:   Clevite h Bearings
DirtDobber
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 118
posted November 29, 2005 04:23 PM  
I just read a statement "Do not use these bearings with a cast crankshaft! Use Clevite "P" series bearings if you have a cast crankshaft." Why???

Jason

johder
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 127
posted November 29, 2005 05:45 PM  
probably harder metal than the crankshaft would be my guess. ???? maybe if its harder it "grinds" into the journal??? i dont know never heard of that

wrenchturner10
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 86
posted December 02, 2005 06:43 PM  
FYI- we use the H-series with a 80-60-06 cast crank tore it down at the end of this season for a look-see and the bearings and the crank are in superb condition. This is with a season and a half on the engine. When I put it together for next year I will use the H-series bearings and won't tear it down for two seasons if nothing breaks.
just my 2 cents

DirtDobber
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 118
posted December 03, 2005 05:54 AM  
Thanks Wrench Kinda seem right but I haven't had much luck as of late.

beachracing
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Total posts: 96
posted December 03, 2005 08:54 AM  
Is it possible the radius on the journals are different, that might be the reason for the warning.

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