precision insert bearing

precision insert bearing
A very accurately made replaceable type of bearing, it consists of an upper and lower shell, the shells are made of steel to which a friction type bearing material has been bonded, connecting rod and main bearings are generally of the precision insert type.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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