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Originally Posted by jdbunda View Post
I just went through trying to figure out which bearings to use for my rebuild. Forum wisdom seems to be that the Glyco mains are generally fine, but the Glyco rod bearings (neither are made in Europe any more) have been considered suspect, due to several instances of new bearings being found to be out of spec. The bearings sourced from Porsche - which are apparently also sourced from Glyco - may have been at least been subject to some quality control and measurement, and therefore might be better. Several threads on this topic if you search.
My experience here:

Glyco vs clevite rod bearings - with data

Everything that goes into a rebuild should ALWAYS be measured. Glyco has certainly made bearings that are fine, but the ones I got were complete garbage.
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