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Possibly bad rod bearing Stroked 350 / 383 (1/2)
 5/1/19 3:08pm
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Ocala, FL - USA

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1975 coupe, Green, 4speed, T-top, 383 stroked, Hooker side pipes.


Joined: 9/14/2002
Posts: 72

Was wondering if there are any easy fix for a bad rod bearing ? Dont have the extra cash to do full rebuild :(



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Re: Possibly bad rod bearing Stroked 350 / 383 (2/2)
 5/1/19 6:22pm
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Overland Park, KS - USA

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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.


Joined: 7/9/2003
Posts: 565

Might want to determine what caused it to go bad. Assuming that's the only one and it didn't ruin the crank, couldn't you just put a new rod bearing on that particular one? Probably have to get some plastigage and several size rod bearings to determine which one provides the correct fit.



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1973 L-82 4 spd