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Date:         Wed, 24 Aug 2011 07:56:14 -0400
Reply-To:     VWBrain@AOL.COM
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From:         Mark Dearing <VWBrain@AOL.COM>
Subject:      Re: camshaft bearing shell - WTF?
Comments: To: jim.felder@GMAIL.COM
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You are better off using the double flanged bearing just flatten out one half to fit , no big deal. Reason for double sides thrust is that the WBX will eat just one sided ones later mark d

In a message dated 8/23/2011 5:55:14 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, jim.felder@GMAIL.COM writes:

I am not where I can check but I remember running into some problem like that when I rebuilt a 2.1.

I had to go back and buy a second set to get all o needed.


On Aug 23, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Tom Lambas <twlambas@GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Ok. so I was installing my camshaft bearings (2.1 WBX) and both flanged > shell halves have an index tab on them, but only one of the case halves has > a cutout > for the tab. This is a Mahle cam bearing set #111 198 541 HD - ref # 057 > 54004 057. What's the deal? Some photos on the internet show both shell > halves with the tab as well. > Am I missing something here? > > Thanks, Tom

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