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Jim Sims Jim Sims is offline
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Hard to get a bore micrometer in between the journal and the bearing when assembled. "Free state" measurements are not the same as "all up" measurements especially with a magnesium or aluminum case. Plasti-gauge is a way to bolt up the system and get an indication of the actual clearance. Jim
Old 09-21-2004, 01:17 PM
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