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PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:14 pm    Post subject: Main Bearing Oil Grooves Reply with quote

I've notice that some main bearings have oil grooves, typically on the outside of the bearing, and some don't.

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1# always seems to have one, but the others aren't as consistent. Is one style better than the other?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:53 am    Post subject: Re: Main Bearing Oil Grooves Reply with quote

well the ones on the top the metal leve's they are 1600 bearings. they always have the groove. sometimes its on the inside. the glycos on the bottom are 25-36 . they never had the groove. only on #1. none that i have anyways. and i have most brands . Wink
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