Hardened rod bearings, 10vt vs 20 vt

Ameer Antar antar at attbi.com
Thu Oct 17 02:46:08 EDT 2002

i don't know anything about the 20V, but I'd think that using hardened
bearings would also increase the wear in the crank journals. Maybe there is
also further hardening of the crankshaft journals to compensate. just a


At 12:10 AM 10/17/2002, you wrote:

>Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 14:24:07 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Jim Green <jeg1976 at yahoo.com>
>Subject: Hardened rod bearings, 10vt vs 20 vt
>To: Quattro list <quattro at audifans.com>
>Out of curiousity and from talking to a few people I
>have heard something about the 20vt rod bearings being
>hardened.  Here's one post I've found on it
>Anyways, what's the deal, are the 10vt hardened like
>the 20vt bearings?  Is there any advantage to using
>one over the other?
>Jim Green
>'89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5

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