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64Avanti
04-14-2005, 02:10 AM
I wiil have some Fluoropolymer coated V8 cam beearings available in a few weeks if anyone is interested. This coating will provide back-up lubrication during starting or other conditions of oil starvation. When the cam bearings wear you start to loose oil pressure, the coating will help prevent the wear.

Ok now a question. It has been a few years since I purchashed any main bearings for a Studebaker and now don't have any left. The question is what brands of bearings are being sold by the various vendors?

David L

whacker
04-14-2005, 09:54 AM
David, I have had good luck with Dura-Bond. They will do a run for you in the proper size at a very reasonable price if you buy quantity. Number for V8 is S-3.

Alan
04-14-2005, 11:11 AM
Frderal-Mogul has Main sets under # MBG 016 1555404 still sell them
new bought them from my nearest FLAPS for $85 the old guy behind the
counter told me his price was $65 but the list on them is $125, They
came in a nice fresh box not like the dust covered stuff I am used to
when you find Stude stuff.

64Avanti
04-14-2005, 01:00 PM
Alan thanks for the info on mains. That is a rather strange number for Fedral Mogul. Whacker the bearings I have came from Dura-Bond and the coating from someone else. I bought a fairly large number.

David L