Thread: Insert bearings
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Old 07-06-2020, 02:57 AM   #64
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Default Re: Insert bearings

Originally Posted by Pete View Post
Maybe we are using the wrong material for bearings. My Dad told me that his buddy had to get from Omaha, Ne. to Lincoln, Ne. one night and 2 rod bearngs went out along the way.
They fixed it with 2 pieces of a leather belt and made it with time to spare. The engine was junk though.
These are the inserts being sold by the vendors. I agree trimetal would be better but they wouldn't make as much profit
I'd rather keep the leather belt holding my strides up!
It is no burden to carry a little extra knowledge.
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