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post #1 of 4 Old 07-31-2006, 02:55 AM Thread Starter
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Oversized Rod/Main bearings

I was just wondering what the advantage of having oversized bearings is, and if theres any disadvantages. I was looking at them on COBB's website.
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The only time I can think of to use over-sized rod bearings is when you have your crank honed.. If you spin a bearing you can have your crank seats "dressed" which will remove material and thus you need thicker bearings.. Anyone else think of any applications that I can't think of now??

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that sounds about right.

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Ken, you're pretty much on it. I was going to say any time that you have to machine the crank you'd use them. .

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