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Babbitt bearings


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Old 10-08-2003, 10:16 PM
Rich Martz
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Default Babbitt bearings

I have a 2 hp Witte and I need to pour new bearings.The engine was in a fire. I have engine completely broken down, suprisingly everything came apart fairly easily. If anyone has done this I would appreciate any help. Thanks
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Old 10-08-2003, 11:07 PM
Don C. Wiley
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Rich;

Go to the top of the page and click on archives and then type in babbitt bearings and you should find almost any thing you would like to know about the subject. I don't know if he still has it but some one had some babbitt for sale.

"DELCO DON" Southern Illinois
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Old 10-09-2003, 06:41 AM
dick-ct
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ed at hit and miss has babbit and other materials you will need
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Old 10-09-2003, 11:53 AM
Bob Johnson
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Look in the archives and then just make up your mind to do it. I had to replace a main bearing in my Associated and put it off for a year not knowing what I was doing. Then I made a jig and poured the bearing, fitting it with a scraper made from a 3 cornered file. Everything went well and was very simple once you put your mind to it. Lots of luck

Bob out west on the high desert
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Old 10-09-2003, 12:03 PM
Luke Tonneberger
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Download this book. It has alot of useful info.

http://www.metalwebnews.org/ftp/bearing-book.pdf


http://www.metalwebnews.org/ftp/bearing-book.pdf
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Old 10-09-2003, 12:22 PM
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Wow Luke, Thanks for the link. Plenty info in that book.

Regards Simon.
 


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