MAHLE Clevite Inc. now offers a number of technical updates specific to its Clevite H-Series racing bearings the premium choice for most sprint car and midget racing engines.
Clevite H-Series racing bearings technical updates:
1. H to HN designation:
a. Changed designation from H to an HN designation on the rod bearings.
b. Removed large chamfer and narrowed the bearing by the corresponding amount.
Note: The bearing area, crush, and relief for large radii remain the same.
2. Ford and Chevy bearings:
a. MAHLE Clevite now offers .009", .011", .019”, .021" undersizes in connection with the traditional .010" and .020" under offering. This allows engine builders to dial in clearances with reground crankshafts.
b. MAHLE Clevite continues to offer X bearings which offers more clearance than standard bearings. These bearings are useful for coated bearings and aftermarket crankshafts on the large size of standard.
3. Coated engine bearings process and appearance:
a. Coating color is now black instead of blue.
b. There is now a stronger bond between the bearing and the coating.
MAHLE Clevite Inc. is dedicated to providing the best product support in the industry. MAHLE Clevite now offers a number of online training and support features including eLearningT classes on all products, a 24/7 online technical resource Ask MAHLE Clevite (answering most questions in the same day), and the new Online Bearing Distress Guide. Currently, the guide outlines and illustrates 23 different types of bearing distress all with multiple digital photos to help identify the type of distress. For more information, visit www.mahleclevite.com/support.asp.