<VV> mic-ing my rod bearings (1967 Monza 110 PG)
dmonasterio at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 2 16:53:59 EDT 2010
I use only the 1"-2" micrometer as, it opens slightly more than 0.100" extra inches, good enough for the maximum of 2.098" we can find on a Corvair crankshaft. Same micrometer is well sized for camshafts, too.
> Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 11:35:38 -0700
> From: 62vair at gmail.com
> To: Chaz at properproper.com
> CC: virtualvairs at corvair.org; sales at corvairunderground.com
> Subject: Re: <VV> mic-ing my rod bearings (1967 Monza 110 PG)
> Charlie, Rod journals should be 1.799 to 1.800 if std, smaller if
> turned .010, .020 or .030: so the 1 inch to 2 inch mike should work
> there. Mains are in the 2.0978 to 2.0988 range for std, depending,
> they are not the same, look in a manual. So the 2"-3" mike should work
> I just took my engines heads and piston/cylinder assy's off to find a
> oil use pbm, 5 out of 6 cyls very worn, found a severely worn cam
> lobe, time to split the case.
> Mark Durham
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Charles Lee <Chaz at properproper.com> wrote:
> > I'm mic-ing my rod bearings :
> >> I have three micrometers, one .25" to 1", a 1" - 2" and a 2" to 3"
> >> It seems that these journals (?) on the crankshaft are too big for the 1" -
> > 2" one and the 2" to 3" is too small ?
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