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Videos & Galleries

Video: What Are Bearing Coatings & How Can They Help?

Born out of high performance race engines, coated bearings are finding their way into more and more mainstream applications nowadays—which is why we felt that this video from Mahle was […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Bearing Down: Engine Crankshaft & Cam Bearing Basics

It should be no secret to anyone reading this that bearings are used for the camshaft along with the crankshaft main and rod journals in an automotive application. While some […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away: Explaining Mysterious Rod Bearing Failure

Could I get your opinion on an engine problem? I spun a rod bearing in my supercharged big-block Chevy. The engine makes big power and has run my ’55 Chevy […]

Engine & Exhaust / How Tos

How to Properly Fit Engine Bearings

We asked the bearing brainiacs at Mahle for some tips on fitting engine bearings. The first thing they emphasized was the importance of getting an accurate measurement. “When measuring bearing […]
Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Adjusting Bearing Clearances and Crank Alignment on an Engine That Won’t Turn

This week in our Mailbag, the Summit Racing tech department is troubleshooting bearing-clearance measurement and engine-cranking issues in a small block Chevy. Q: I’m building a 350 Chevy engine and have […]

Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: How Upgraded Bearings Boost Engine Performance

“Upgrading even the most basic engine parts like engine bearings can give you a great performance advantage,” said Summit Racing tech expert Norm Koval. In this short tech tip video […]