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69z28302

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69 302 engine bearings . What kind?
« on: April 23, 2009, 11:50:12 PM »
I am in process of rebuilding my 302 and the Machinist recommended Clevite 77 HX . Just wondering what kind of bearings everyone is using? What do you recommend.

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Mike

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Re: 69 302 engine bearings . What kind?
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2009, 05:16:44 AM »
I used CL77 in my 302 when I rebuilt it (late 70's); my shop was out of the non-grooved, so I installed grooved mains, although my IMSA-GT racer/engineer/*expert* told me at the time that he preferred the non-grooved.
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Re: 69 302 engine bearings . What kind?
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009, 07:39:43 PM »
I've used Clevite 77s since 78 on all SBCs I've built. We are talking a few hundred. Mains should be lower non grooved.

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Re: 69 302 engine bearings . What kind?
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2009, 01:32:21 PM »
With all the company buy outs, Clevite has not been around for many years.  Seal Power has a version of these bearings.

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Re: 69 302 engine bearings . What kind?
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 06:49:31 PM »
Thanks for the info Jerry. Can you give me the Sealed Power part numbers that you recommend?

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Mike