Can I replace crank/rod bearings without machine polish/grind?

Tiny
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Need feedback on main & rod journals. Polish/grind? They measure within the factory service limits but I would like to know if the bearings need to be replaced or if the crank needs machining.

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:51 AM

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:52 AM
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They all look the same as this:

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:54 AM
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Yes, you can replace them without grinding providing the journals are in good shape. You need to a plastic gauge each one and it must be within factory specs.

Roy

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:56 AM
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Main journal diameter:2.3616-2.3633 (.0010-.0022)
1. 2.3621 (.0015)
2. 2.3619 (.0010)
3. 2.3620 (.0015)
4. 2.3620 (.0015)
5. 2.3621 (.0020)
rod joural diameter:2.0861-2.0870 (.0010-.0022)
1. 2.0865
2. 2.0866
3. 2.0867
4. 2.0865

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 2:24 AM
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Are these clearance readings on the bearings? If they are, they look good

Roy

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 3:16 PM

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