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Old 01-25-2006, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by paulo

We ordered a kit from PAW and to my amazement it included a set of Clevite 77 fully grooved main bearings.Problem is that the oil holes on the mains do not exactly line up with the holes on the bearings. Any comments?
You need to enlargen the upper shell holes to match the galley feeds. The shell finish needs to be radiused and smooth.

The lower shells can be used, but like Bob mentioned, allow less bearing area.
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