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thsd    Posted 12-28-2020 at 04:06:50 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • replacing nuts on main bearing cap
  • Hi when I pulled of the nuts thad hold the main bearings one or more nuts were roundel is it better to track down a replacement nut of change over to bolts

    TheOldHokie    Posted 12-28-2020 at 10:42:30 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: replacing nuts on main bearing cap
  • Replace the nuts - they are a standard item. As I recently learned the studs are "special" with precisely machined shanks that act as dowel pins for centering the caps. Ordinary cap screws have undersize shanks and won't work.

    TOH

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