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Re: Big-end bearings for 200T: KS quality...
Just a short follow-up on the bearing story:
Bearings were replaced on Thursday. All the old bearing
shells had already lost the "white metal" parts.
Symptoms of faulty bearings first noticed as a "clacking"
sound (louder than the hydraulic lifter noise) coming
from the rear of the engine (mostly, but at one point the
entire left side was "clacking") with the engine speed
taken up to a steady 1600RPM. Also noticable when revving
up and letting the engine die down to idle.
No problems at all with the KS bearings. Engine feels a bit tighter,
Next, to fix intercooler to intake manifold air hose. Eeek!
"a thousand miles from here, there is another person smiling"
1990 Turbo (200t)
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