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    Rod bearings

    What do you suggest? Oversized rod bearings or standard.
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    Why would you use over size? only need that if the crank has been reground... stick to std size bearings if doing a straight swap..

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    if you mean additional clearance ones, eg +0.001" then I would only use these on big power 450-500bhp+ applications.. where you might want to run a smidge more clearance.. Badgerwage runs +0.001" for example, but I dont use them on normal bt builds.. sub these power levels.

    as opposed oversize which is as tufftys says a regrind type thing re crank etc.
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    Should have been clearer. Additional clearance is what I meant. Thanks for the info.
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