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Old Tue, Nov-14-2017, 10:47:42 PM   #33
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Default Re: Rod bearing pics - 2004 M3 motor w/93k miles

Originally Posted by mrgizmo04 View Post
Yeah, Jae, I agree. Would be interesting to see if in the future data will also support this hypothesis that VAC bearings are more starved of oil, get spun more, more issues with them, etc. But sounds like maybe that confirmation already started...

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I think I have pics of the main and rods pulled from my motor. The bearings were .025 undersize and VAC coated. All of the bearings looked pretty bad.

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