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what is the recommended end play clearance for the thrust bearing.thanks.

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what is the recommended end play clearance for the thrust bearing.thanks.

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We typically set thrust at .005" to .006"



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.005"-.006" will support a lot of HP for sure.

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thanks. i have about .020 deck clearance on a 73block with JE .040 pistons and a 4.30 stroke. all 4 corners are within a thou or 2. should i deck the block .020 or go for the .015 or leave the deck as is and go for thinner head gaskets. thanks.
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