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main bearings 1275

Post by ger71 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:57 am

hi all heres an engine number 12h9966aa105834 for a 1275 i need to find out what mainbearings are fitted to it i got some from minispares with a crankshaft and bigends.the bigends are ok but the mains have the tab in the center mine need to be on the side to fit the cap. thanks ger



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Re: main bearings 1275

Post by The Marcos Graveyard » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:36 pm

There are different bearings for A and A+ blocks, changes in late 1983, sound like you have ordered or been sent the wrong ones. What year is your engine ?
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Post by ger71 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:15 pm

thats the thing i got the engine in 2003 from a chap who did some rallying with it but he passed away in 2010 i think its from about 1990 or 92 would the engine number not let you know

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Post by The Marcos Graveyard » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:04 am

Is it Verto or non-Verto clutch ?
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Post by woody » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:55 am

Engine is MG Metro '82 -'84.
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Re: main bearings 1275

Post by ger71 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:44 pm

its verto type but i changed to that when i got it could be what woody thinks. thanks

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