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Old 07-31-2013, 06:35 PM   #1
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NPR VS Glyco bearings.

Hey! Quick question. I ordered most of my parts for my next build on Eeuroparts over the 4th of July to save a little cash, anyways. I ordered a set of standard Main and rod bearings, Glyco (already miced my crank and bore gauged my main line as well as my big ends with good oil clearances). I got all my parts in great condition! But, the main bearings are NPR, I have heard of them and actually used them once, but never on a Saab. Does anyone have experience with them? I would not like to have to send them back, they look pretty good... But I ordered Glyco because I have always used them and they are OEM... Thanks for the input in advance!
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No one experience with their bearings? Specifically mains...? I have used their piston rings once, job turned out well..
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I've had a few friends successfully use thier bearings in hondas, nissans, fords, etc

you should be alright
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:33 PM   #4
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I've had a few friends successfully use thier bearings in hondas, nissans, fords, etc

you should be alright
They did send me Glyco rod bearings... At least lol. Main bearings do not take nearly as much stress or thrust forces and load. I just do not want to do this build and end up saying something like, "well I should have know better or done more research." My buddy used them in his VW, but for stock application. I guess as long as oil clearances are correct I should be fine... Thanks!
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