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Old 08-11-2022, 05:41 PM
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Not that Motorcycles are really in this discussion as they are a "luxury item" or recreational vehicle, but a lot of the enduro type motorcycles (street legal/on-off road) have needle bearing conrod big end bearings and ball bearing mains. These are 4 stroke engines, haven't seen a two stroke meet emission street standards for a long time.
In the old days, the Kawasaki and Suzuki four cylinder motorcycles had press together cranks with needle bearing big end bearings. Honda stuck with plain bearings on the 4 cylinders, probably because they are cheaper to produce and also they are car guys too
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Old 09-13-2022, 10:31 PM
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Old IHC Farmalls used ball bearings back in the thirties. Does that count?
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Old 09-14-2022, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Don_S View Post
Old IHC Farmalls used ball bearings back in the thirties. Does that count?
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