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Old 01-10-2007, 07:55 AM
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Just a couple of pennies!

After rereading your post the question I have is what application are you using this for. Not that it matters that much really. Are you racing this or is it a daily?

I think that both would work well, but to truly answer your question of which is best ... I believe it would be which one are you more comfortable with. Both have their own track records. Both work and everyone could tell you their favorite.

Me, I've always used a bushing even when the bearing was available. Bought a kit once and it had both types. Now what do I do?

Just go with what you think is the best for what your doing. I'd be willing to bet you won't have any trouble with either one. Just my couple of pennies worth.

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I recommend the solid bushing.. I have seen the bearings spin in the crank shaft destroying the bore, i have seen them blow up and ruin the input shaft....

I have never had a single issue with the solid busings...


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