[Vwdiesel] Main bearing shells - 5th grooved goes where?

Shawn Wright swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca
Fri Apr 8 10:37:03 EDT 2005

On 8 Apr 2005 at 1:30, LBaird119 at aol.com <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:

> So in which cap does the 5th grooved one go?
>   Memory says it's #4  I have an official paper in my tool box, I think.  
> They 
> used to come with all the bearing sets.  I guess you're just supposed 
> to KNOW which one anymore.  ;-)

I guess that makes sense... isn't #4 the one that is missing on some gas engines 
with only 4 mains? I thought of pulling the crank from my parts engine, but couldn't 
trust that the guy who built it knew what he was doing either... 

Shawn Wright
'85 Jetta D 
'88 Westy 2.1L, soon to be 1.6TD 5 speed
 (see progress at http://members.shaw.ca/vwdiesels)
'82 Diesel Westy

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