<VV> Crank Main Journal "Turning .010" Question
pp2 at 6007.us
Wed Oct 12 19:29:38 EDT 2005
>I'm having the main and rod bearing journals turned
First question is why ? Are they scored or otherwise damaged. If not,
don't. If the crank is good have it miked and it may need nothing or
polished .001 or .002 undersize. Bearings should be available.
One reason is to avoid removing all of the tuftriding (surface hardening
which usually is only about .005" deep. Personally, I just do not like to
turn a crank though I know it is done all of the time: would just rather
replace than turn though do not know if that is an option any more.
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