This was an intresting article---wmts
> From: "atrav" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 2003/09/15 Mon PM 07:07:26 CDT
> To: "LSR list" <email@example.com>
> Subject: Thrust bearing tech
> A good thrust bearing article. It's interesting to me how important they feel
>proper preparation of
> the crank surface is, plus the modern use of non-flat thrust bearings.
> > http://www.aera.org/Tech/tb1465r.htm
> > Crankshaft Thrust Bearing Failure - Causes & Remedies
> > For years both transmission and engine rebuilders have struggled at
> > times to determine the cause of crankshaft thrust bearing failures. In
> > most instances, all of the facts concerning the situation are not
> > revealed at the onset of the failure
> > Follow link for more - mostly text page.