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87 22r motor

I need to replace the rod bearing in my motor is there any way to do it without removing the crank and what else will need to be removed.

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  • xtremematt20 Feb 05, 2009

    Yea the motor is knocking a mech told me it was run dry of oil and it scorched the front bearing and the at the rod bearings just needed to be replaced

  • Ian Jones May 11, 2010

    hi, i take it that the rod is knocking? you do not need to remove the crack to change rod bearing, but it is recommended the crank be reground to ensure it does not fail, but if the crank is not to badly scored you may get a fine emery tape and take off any light makes to make sure the new shells dont pick up which is a risk but it can be done

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Sounds ok but you cannot tell untill you got it stripped as to the condition, the crank can go oval if it has been like that for a while so check when it's stripped, best of luck

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