How To Pour Crankshaft Main Babbitt Bearings

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

The four washers are clamped
The four washers are clamped in place. The connecting rod with shims under the rod end are holding the crankshaft in proper alignment. Note the cam gear and the crankshaft gear are in place. After the casting is heated with a torch, the babbitt is ready to pour.
Photo by Bud Motry