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greyben
06-28-2016, 04:47 PM
A while back there was a post about 040 V8 rod bearings. A set has come up on ebay, not cheap. Also a set of 060 resizable?? rod bearings. "Any competent machinist can resize" Some other interesting engine parts also. Not a vendor I have ever dealt with.

r1lark
06-28-2016, 05:14 PM
Can we trouble you for a link, or at least for an eBay auction number?

PackardV8
06-28-2016, 05:23 PM
Also a set of 060 resizable?? rod bearings. "Any competent machinist can resize".

Yes, but at way, way more than one would want to pay. These kinds of one-off setups are a PITA and most shops charge accordingly.

jack vines

greyben
06-28-2016, 05:26 PM
If you search ebay for studebaker rod bearings you will only get a few hits.

StudeRich
06-28-2016, 05:33 PM
The poster may have done the right thing and moved on to a Good Crank to handle the readily available Std, .010, .020, .030 Rod Bearings instead, by now.

SScopelli
06-29-2016, 04:15 AM
0.060 are good for grinding a .020 offset in the crank

StudeRich
06-29-2016, 02:43 PM
I don't get it, these are STUDEBAKERS, there is NOTHING available that I know of smaller than .030 Undersize, so why talk about .060 or "Resizeable"?

PackardV8
06-29-2016, 06:17 PM
I don't get it, these are STUDEBAKER, there is NOTHING available that I know of smaller than .030 Undersize, so why talk about .060 or "Resizeable"?

Rich, careful there. That undersizes smaller than .030" are not common doesn't mean they were never available or not rare occasion available today. The .060" under Champion bearings have been available forever and are still in the catalog.

Here's the set of .040" V8 bearings on eBay which had been discussed.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Studebaker-224-232-259-289-304-Clipper-Hawk-Truck-Rod-Bearing-Set-040-1951-1964-/322173146686?hash=item4b0304163e:g:ZWMAAOSwbYZXctsI&vxp=mtr

And here are the .060" under.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Studebaker-224-232-259-289-304-Clipper-Hawk-Truck-Rod-Bearing-Set-060-1951-1964-/322173146919?hash=item4b03041727:g:DrQAAOSwzJ5Xcts0&vxp=mtr


jack vines

StudeRich
06-29-2016, 07:44 PM
I see that Jack, but I always think in terms of "Available" to mean in New, current Mfg. in QUANTITY, in Stock, not NORS one of a kind, even shelf pitted.

Johnson had awesome Bearings back in the Day, when the thinking was highly Polished, smooth Bearings, not coated with break-in coating or whatever all of the New Dull ones are.

stude dude
06-30-2016, 02:37 AM
These bearings may well save a crank or two. 289 cranks are not that plentiful any more.

Chris.