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Old 07-06-2020, 03:37 PM   #68
Chuck Sea/Tac
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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.
Hi Pete. A couple years ago I had my A up at Lowe’s and this older employee saw my car and Proceeded to tell me his leather belt story. Unfortunately, the leather doesn’t last for too many miles,- - - but the stories do!
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