What are Clevite 77 bearings?
Clevite 77® TriMetal engine bearings have been the industry standard since the first patent on the cast, copper, lead composition decades ago. The success and notoriety Clevite 77 has earned on the track proves the commitment to excellence maintained by all who contribute to the Clevite 77 brand.
What are Clevite H-series bearings?
Clevite H-series bearings, originally developed for NASCAR®, utilize a medium level of eccentricity,which helps keep rod housing bore deflection and deformation to a minimum. Additionally, high crush helps to ensure good heat transfer and resistance to rotation under minimum oil film conditions in the engine.
Who makes Clevite engine bearings?
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently announced the release of its 2018 Clevite engine bearing catalog for Asian, European and domestic light vehicle applications in North America. The Clevite engine bearing catalog features more than 4,000 SKUs, including new OE replacement, polymer-coated bearings.
How do you read a crankshaft bearing size?
Look at the back of the bearing for the size that is stamped into the edge of the bearing. If you are only replacing the bearings, you will want the same size that is stamped into the back of the bearing. It may be std., . 010, .
Is Mahle Clevite?
Our 7 brands represent innovation and uncompromising quality: MAHLE Original, Knecht, Behr, Metal Leve, Izumi, Clevite and BRAIN BEE.
What is an undersize main bearing?
An undersized bearing has extra material thickness on the inside of the bearing facing the crankshaft journal. Undersized bearings are used when a crankshaft has been machined or ground undersize. Oversize bearings have more material on the outside facing the bearing housing bore.
What are H bearings?
H-Series bearings have enlarged chamfers at the sides for greater crank-fillet clearance and are made without flash plating for better seating. They’re also available with either 180 degree or 360 degree oil grooves, as well as an extra 0.001 in.
Are King rod bearings good?
King creates a surface that’s 24% stronger and offers greater fatigue resistance than both Clevite and ACL. Not only does it look and feel different, it performs better than your typical racing bearing. Kings Average Load capacity is a staggering 10,200psi versus most competitors 9,400psi rating.
Are Clevite bearings good?
Whether a heavy-duty or performance, Clevite TriMetal remains the industry standard in bearings. Typically, they can withstand up to 60% higher loads and have 40% better seizure resistance than comparable competitive engine bearings.
How do you know what size bearings to get?
It is sometimes necessary to measure bearings to determine the correct bearing type. You can measure the dimensions of a bearing by using a vernier calliper like the one below or measuring accurately with a ruler. All bearings will have a width, an inner diameter and an outside diameter.
Who owns Mahle?
Mahle Stiftung GmbHMAHLE GmbH / Parent organization