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      04-14-2011, 12:04 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by BMRLVR View Post
In my opinion, replacing a crankshaft and main bearings without pulling the engine and verifying that the main bearing bores are in proper alignment and are in spec for both roundness and taper is a waste of time.

Bearings almost always fail due to another issue which leads to the failure, very seldom is the bearing itself the problem.

Unless you're talking about an //M engine.
Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."