How To Pour Crankshaft Main Babbitt Bearings

Bud Motry's tips on pouring crankshaft main babbitt bearings.

The engine has been tipped over on its side. The crankshaft is held in place by the lower bearing. The 'C' clamp is holding the metal strip that will form the flange on the upper half of the bearing. The lube hole has been plugged with wood and the babbitt has been poured.
Photo by Bud Motry