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Wrist pin bush bronze type

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by colinsmithson, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. colinsmithson
    Joined: Jan 27, 2013
    Posts: 383

    colinsmithson
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    Can tell what type of bronze I need to machine wrist pin bushes
    Thanks Colin:)
     
  2. You used to be able to buy a semi finished stock from Sealed Power. Not sure if that is so now. I stopped bushing them and ran the rod and pin steel on steel. There is not enuf action to cause any trouble at all . My old boss who taught me my auto machine stuff ran chevies that way for many years so I used it on my mopars as well Never , not once ever in 47 years did I have wear or gauling despite what one would think. Now I only use bushings if the rod already has them.
    Don
     
  3. BOBCRMAN
    Joined: Nov 10, 2005
    Posts: 846

    BOBCRMAN
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    from Holly

    wwhat he said ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^. I still have a basket of misc bushings at the shop. Don't really use them anymore unless replacing old worn ones..
     
  4. JohnEvans
    Joined: Apr 13, 2008
    Posts: 4,883

    JohnEvans
    Member
    from Phoenix AZ

    660 bearing bronze ,make 'em fairly offten for odd ball engines and special sizes. ENCO -MSC etc stocks the stuff.
     
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  5. unless a rod need bushings i run them steel on steel 8000rpm roundy-round engines no problem i just drill a oil hole with a chamfer.
     

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