That is a cool read. My current problem is still the balance shaft bearings being tight. I've put a second set in now. I even spent cash on a proper bearing installer. they went in cleanly. but are tight to turn and can barely do it by hand. thoughts? will they settle in or am I doing something wrong.

the clearance on the journals spec out. and the bearings are plenty loose outside the block but get tight when pressed in.

Love the raider, hate the raider, love the raider,.....
new: '88 Montero, auto, LSD 2.6L
'87 Raider, 2.6L(#2), 5spd, Dual batt., Xterra roofrack......soon off to the wreckers