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« on: February 18, 2010, 01:52:22 AM »

Im about to reassemble my 302 engine but what did Chevy use when these cars were built? Im sure JonhZ  or someone will know.
               thanks again Richard Grin
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« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2010, 10:50:45 AM »

Im about to reassemble my 302 engine but what did Chevy use when these cars were built? Im sure JonhZ  or someone will know.
               thanks again Richard Grin

Current-technology rings and bearings are far better than those used 40 years ago; I'd recommend good-quality moly-faced rings and premium bearings. Jerry may have specifics on what he recommends.
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010, 01:30:03 PM »

I love Zero Gap rings, they are a little more expensive, however I believe they are well worth it.
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 03:52:20 PM »

Thank you everyone but its built and done.one more lite coat of paint and in it goes.I ended up using Speed Pro Plasma Moly rings and cleavite bearings
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