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beertracker
Cochise

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Posted - 13 Apr 2019 :  3:38:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was looking at some you-tube videos on plasti-gauge. I noticed some users place plasti-gauge between the rod bearing and rod journal then take the measurement. Others place it beween the rod cap bearing and rod journal and take the measurement.

Wondering if it makes a difference in the measurement how the plasti-gauge is placed? Is there a right or wrong method?

For mains I always place plasti-gauge between the cap main bearing and crank journal.

bt

Edited by - beertracker on 16 Apr 2019 11:02:30 AM

js292
Sitting Bull

USA
164 Posts

Posted - 15 Apr 2019 :  8:20:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've always used it between the crank and bearing on both mains and rods, but I could have been doing it wrong the last thirty years. ;)



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