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Posted: Sat May 26, 2007 1:41 am 
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have guys well i got a lil problem.i pulled my motor out and found my crankshaft moves atleast 2 mm by hand back and fourth. just wondering how much a new one would cost, and if anyone sells them? or is it better going with a regrind?

 

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Posted: Sat May 26, 2007 1:45 am 
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one of the main bearings is also the crank thrust bearing, so you could get away with changing the bearings to solve the problem, if the crank looks ok
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Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 12:56 am 
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stripped it down and the crank looks ok. no bearings spun. just some wear that seems to get worst toward the flexplate/stally/gearbox end.

 

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