|April 10, 2007 - Even though the crank is a brand new one made for this application, it's still a good plan to check bearing clearances.|
Right on target.
I hope the guy who invented Plastigauge retired rich. It's such a great tool - nothing more than a carefully produced strip of plasticine that is squashed and measured using the grid on the package. Cheap, easy to use and effective. Anyone can come up with a complicated and expensive solution to a problem, it's the simple ones like this that take a real brainstorm.