What are some different crankshaft kits?


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Some different crankshaft kits include Spridget Mania's Crankshaft Oil Seal Kit and the Crankshaft Rebuilders Remanufactured Crankshaft Kit from Advanced Auto Parts. Another crankshaft kit is the Remanufactured Crankshaft Kit produced by Crankshaft Supply Inc.

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Spridget Mania's Crankshaft Oil Seal Kit allow users to replace scroll seals with rubber seals. The included scroll seal is not actually a seal; it is a technique to keep oil from leaking. The kit comes in variations including the 1275 engine variation and the 948/1098 10cc variation.

The Crankshaft Rebuilders Remanufactured Crankshaft kit is micropolished and includes rod bearings and a matching main. It is precision-ground and does not include gaskets or rear main seals.

Crankshaft Supply Inc. produces the Remanufactured Crankshaft Kit which is thermal-cleaned and steel shot-blasted. The kit works for inspecting keyways and bolt-holes as well as for restoring worn journals. The crankshaft kits feature chamfered and deburred oil holes with clean oil line passages that contain a rust inhibitor. The kits include cranks that are centerline-checked, magnafluxed and straightened. The Crankshaft Supply kit also includes bearings.

Wiseco also manufactures crankshaft kits that include top end bearings, premium main bearings and a complete bottom end gasket set. The kit contains double-forged connecting rods, corrosion-resistant surfaces and caged needle roller bearings. The thrust washers in the kit have a dimpled design to reduce friction and increase oil retention.

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