Originally Posted by cobalt327
No special bearings are needed. The honing that was done put the big end back to stock specs. The way it's done is a small amount is removed from the parting surfaces, then the big end is reassembled and honed back to stock spec. So when all's said and done you have a stock spec rod big end.
How much does re-sizing shorten the rods center to center length? If the mating surfaces are both cut some that will increase the "in the hole" distance of the pistons.