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I'm re-assembling the L24 out of my Series 1 240Z and just tried dropping the crankshaft in. It dropped in with a tiny bit more encouragement than I expected, but that center bearing was so tight that I couldn't turn the crank once it was in. I pulled the crank back out to investigate, and that bearing came with it! It was on so tight that I had to lightly hammer it off with the butt of my mallet to get it back off. I assumed that the bearing would have just slipped onto the journal rather than needing to be forced like that. My crankshaft was ground down by 0.25mm, but I can'
I learned a few tricks when installing my bumpers. ( as requested by California Highway Patrol) I bought some used ones and the rear must have been in a slight accident because the bolt flanges were bent and did not align with the body holes. Tip #1 Hammering then prying the side flanges on the rear bumper back into shape does not work we'll. cut a piece of wood about 1.5" x 1.5" and jam it under the flange. Stand it on its end the hammer it down. Works great. Tip #2 To attach the rear bumper, fasten the straight part to the body first, then attach the side flanges to