RESTORING HISTORY ONE CAR AT A TIME

Bearing

BEARING CAP OIL PIPE CHANGED

The size of the crankshaft rear bearing cap oil pipe has been changed from 5/16”to 3⁄8” (see Fig. 864). Increasing the size of the oil pipe allows the oil to drain more quickly from the main bearing into the oil pan tray especially in cold weather.

REAR MAIN BEARING CAP

In replacing an A-6327-A or B type rear bearing cap when the engine is not disassembled, it is necessary to replace the same type of cap which was removed. This is necessary as, due to the difference in thickness of the bolt bosses in the A and B type caps, different length bolts are used, …

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Thrust Bearing Cap

Supplementing information on the new thrust bearing and cap described on page 342 in the May issue of the Bulletin, when re-placing a thrust bearing be sure to check the ground surface of the thrust bearing cap for being absolutely square-this is important. To check the cap, place it on a surface plate and note …

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Crankshaft Bearing Cap for Service

A new crankshaft rear bearing cap A-6327-CR has been released for service. This cap provides a replacement bearing for use with crankshafts on which the rear bearing surface has become worn. It has a 1.618/1.620 bore and is 3.013/3.018 between the thrust faces as compared with the standard cap (A-6327-B) which has 1.623/1.624 bore and …

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Bearing A-3123

The outside diameter of the spindle bolt bearing assembly and the steering worm thrust bearing assembly, part A-3123, has been changed to the dimensions shown in Figure 575. When replacing one of these bearings in the steering gear be sure to install the same design that was removed. ((575))

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