Rod knockin'

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Bob C
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Re: Rod knockin'

Post by Bob C » September 1st, 2019, 11:30 am

How much clearance are you running on the bearings??

Bob

Cschaff63
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Re: Rod knockin'

Post by Cschaff63 » September 1st, 2019, 11:43 am

Bob C wrote:
September 1st, 2019, 11:30 am
How much clearance are you running on the bearings??

Bob
I don’t know, the engine was built by Antique Engine Rebuilding.

flatford39
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Re: Rod knockin'

Post by flatford39 » September 1st, 2019, 4:36 pm

Was the oil pick up tube in place on the rear main when you dropped the pan???

Cschaff63
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Re: Rod knockin'

Post by Cschaff63 » September 1st, 2019, 4:44 pm

flatford39 wrote:
September 1st, 2019, 4:36 pm
Was the oil pick up tube in place on the rear main when you dropped the pan???
That tube is a drain tube as I understand it, but yes, it is welded in place!

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1crosscut
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Re: Rod knockin'

Post by 1crosscut » September 1st, 2019, 5:21 pm

Bob C wrote:
September 1st, 2019, 11:30 am
How much clearance are you running on the bearings??

Bob
Good Question to ask the builder and it would be good to have someone check the clearances of the new bearings before installation.
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Dave

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