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VW Parts Catalog > Engine Parts > Engine Bearings
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Dowel Pin, Case for Main Bearing, 1200-1600cc, and all Type 4 Engines
Dowel Pin, Case for Main Bearing, 1200-1600cc, and all Type 4 Engines
Price: $0.75

Dowel Pin, Case for Main Bearing, 1200-1600cc, and all Type 4 Engines. This is the dowel pin that locates and indexes the main bearings in the crankcase, so the oiling holes line up with the case! These are often lost during dis assembly and cleaning.
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .24mm (.010"), 113-105-281A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .24mm (.010"), 113-105-281A
Price: $2.50

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .24mm (.010"), 113-105-281A is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap to spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .30mm (.0123"), 113-105-283A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .30mm (.0123"), 113-105-283A
Price: $2.50

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .30mm (.0123"), 113-105-283A is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap o spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .32mm (.0131"), 113-105-285A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .32mm (.0131"), 113-105-285A
Price: $2.50

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .32mm (.0131"), 113-105-285A is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap to spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .34mm (.0139"), 113-105-287A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .34mm (.0139"), 113-105-287A
Price: $2.50

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .34mm (.0139"), 113-105-287A is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap to spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .36mm (.015"), 113-105-289A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .36mm (.015"), 113-105-289A
Price: $2.50

Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .36mm (.015"), 113-105-289A is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap to spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.

Line Bore Gauge (Line Bore Clover)
Line Bore Gauge (Line Bore Clover)
Price: $9.95

This tool is used to identify if your case is 20, 40, 60 or 80 on the main bearings. Great for swap meets or junk yards to check before you purchase that used case that is not marked. Just lay it in the main bearing saddle to see which one it is.
VW Journal Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines
Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines, Brazilian
Price: $14.95

VW Journal Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines are excellent bearings for up to around 160hp. Beyond this we recommend a better bearing. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap.
Bugpack's VW Rod Bearing Set, Std
Bugpack's VW Rod Bearing Set, Std
Price: $17.95

Connecting rod bearings for VW Journals, standard size.
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541
Price: $17.95

Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541 are a stock set of cam bearings that are fine to use for stock rebuilds. One thrust bearing is easier to setup and build with, and less expensive too!

Proper bearing installation is very important! Install the bearings into the case and then install the camshaft. Next, tap the cam fore and aft end to end using a soft piece of wood or a brass drift and use some force. This seats the bearing properly into the case. Repeat this 4-5 times back and forth. THEN, you can check your end play and get an accurate measurement.

Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KSBR
Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KSBR
Price: $18.95

Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KSBR are a stock set of cam bearings that are fine to use for stock rebuilds. One thrust bearing is easier to setup and build with, and less expensive too!

Proper bearing installation is very important! Install the bearings into the case and then install the camshaft. Next, tap the cam fore and aft end to end using a soft piece of wood or a brass drift and use some force. This seats the bearing properly into the case. Repeat this 4-5 times back and forth. THEN, you can check your end play and get an accurate measurement.

Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines, Kolbenshmidt
Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines, Kolbenshmidt
Price: $19.95

Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Engines, Kolbenshmidt are the best bearings commonly available for VW journal crank. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap.
Rod Bearing Sets, 1700 and 1800 Type 4 Engines, Brazilian
Rod Bearing Sets, 1700 and 1800 Type 4 Engines, Brazilian
Price: $19.95

Rod Bearing Sets, for 1700 and 1800cc Type 4 Engines are excellent bearings. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap. 1.7/1.8L Rods are identified by the "chunky" metal on the small end of the rod.
Flywheel Shim Kit, 1300-1600cc Engines, 2 Of Each Thickness Shim, Set of 10 Shims
Flywheel Shim Kit, 1300-1600cc Engines, 2 Of Each Thickness Shim, Set of 10 Shims
Price: $20.00

Flywheel Shim Kit, 1300-1600cc Engines, 2 Of Each Thickness Shim, Set of 10 Shims is used to take up the excessive gap between the main bearing and flywheel. By using shims of different thicknesses, you can set the gap to spec (.005") to minimize bearing and case wear.

Double Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541HDBR
Double Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541HDBR
Price: $24.95

Stock VW Cam bearings only had 1 thrust bearing, this set provides 2 to halve the thrust bearing wear. This is a really good idea to use on any engine that uses stiffer than stock valves prings, OR uses a bigger than stock camshaft.

Includes 6 shells to do 1 engine.

It's important to note that each thrust bearing will have a bearing tang on it. The case only has one notch for the bearing tang, on the normal thrust bearing half of the case. To install the 2nd Thrust Bearing, you must either file another notch in the bearing saddle, or (what we do) is grind/file off the tang on the 2nd thrust bearing. Just make it smooth. The bearing will not move because bearing crush holds it in, and the regular thrust bearing tang is still present.

Proper bearing installation is very important! Install the bearings into the case and then install the camshaft. Next, tap the cam fore and aft end to end using a soft piece of wood or a brass drift and use some force. This seats the bearing properly into the case. Repeat this 4-5 times back and forth. THEN, you can check your end play and get an accurate measurement.

Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 4 Based Engines, 021-198-541BR
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 4 Based Engines, 021-198-541BR
Price: $29.95

Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 4 Based Engines, 021-198-541BR are a stock set of cam bearings that are fine to use for stock rebuilds. One thrust bearing is easier to setup and build with, and less expensive too!

Proper bearing installation is very important! Install the bearings into the case and then install the camshaft. Next, tap the cam fore and aft end to end using a soft piece of wood or a brass drift and use some force. This seats the bearing properly into the case. Repeat this 4-5 times back and forth. THEN, you can check your end play and get an accurate measurement.

Rod Bearing Sets, 1700 and 1800 Type 4 Engines, German
Rod Bearing Sets, 1700 and 1800 Type 4 Engines, German
Price: $29.95

Rod Bearing Sets, for 1700 and 1800cc Type 4 Engines are excellent bearings. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap. 1.7/1.8L Rods are identified by the "chunky" metal on the small end of the rod.
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, .020" Line Bore Case, Brazilian
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, .020" Line Bore Case, Brazilian
Price: $39.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, .020" Line Bore Case, Brazilian, are the nicest bearings for the money you can get. We have nicer sets for performance applications over 150hp, but for everything under that, these are perfectly fine!

We strongly recommend using a new case rather than line boring old ones. But it is true you can inspect and line bore a case and have a good basis for your engine, but finding a case that is not worn completely out, AND finding a machinest that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from him!

Aside from that, if you have found one, here are the bearings for it!

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Brazilian
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Brazilian
Price: $39.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Brazilian, are an excellent bearing for applications up to 150hp. If you exceed this power, get our Kolbenschmidt bearings instead.

We strongly recommend using a new case rather than line boring old ones. It is true you can inspect and line bore a case and have a good basis for your engine, but finding a case that is not worn completely out, AND finding a machinest that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from him!

Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, Brazilian
Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, Brazilian
Price: $39.95

These 2.0L Type 4 Brazilian Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc are very good bearings. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap. 2.0L Rods are identified by NOT having the "chunky" metal on the small end of the rod.
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Kolbenschmidt
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Kolbenschmidt
Price: $44.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Kolbenschmidt, are an excellent bearing for applications up to 150hp.

We strongly recommend using a new case rather than line boring old ones. It is true you can inspect and line bore a case and have a good basis for your engine, but finding a case that is not worn completely out, AND finding a machinest that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from him!

Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, German
Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, German
Price: $44.95

These 2.0L Type 4 German Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc are very good bearings. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap. 2.0L Rods are identified by NOT having the "chunky" metal on the small end of the rod.
Connecting Rod Bearing Sets, Porsche 356 and 912 (Porsche Journal), Kolbenschmidt
Connecting Rod Bearing Sets, Porsche 356 and 912 (Porsche Journal), Kolbenschmidt
Price: $44.95

Connecting Rod Bearing Sets, Porsche 356 and 912 (Porsche Journal), Kolbenschmidt are the best bearings commonly available for the Porsche journal crankshaft. We recommend you check the fitment of these so they are properly installed in the rod and rod cap.
Type 1 Center Main Conversion Bearing for Type 4 Crank Journal
Type 1 Center Main Conversion Bearing for Type 4 Crank Journal
Price: $49.95

Normally when using a crankshaft with a Type 4 center main journal, you have to line bore the engine case to Type 4 size to use the Type 4 bearing. But Bugpack has this slick adapter bearing that has the Type 1 OD, and a Type 4 ID, so just slip it in!
HD Bench Model Engine Stand
HD Bench Model Engine Stand
Price: $49.95

Bolts to a workbench or table, and rotates a full 360 degrees. This bench mount engine stand is constructed of thickwall schedule 80 steel pipe. Over twice the thickness of the cheap Taiwan import stands! You can also use this to hold your transaxle!
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/Std Crank, 4000-40
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/Std Crank, 4000-40
Price: $54.95

Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/Std Crank, 4000-40 are great! Instead of that flimsy aluminum backed full circle #3 main bearing, this kit replaces that Noodly POS with another Steel Backed main bearing. MUCH STRONGER than aluminum bearings!
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/.010" Crank, 4000-41
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/.010" Crank, 4000-41
Price: $54.95

Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, Std Case/.010" Crank, 4000-41 are great! Instead of that flimsy aluminum backed full circle #3 main bearing, this kit replaces that Noodly POS with another Steel Backed main bearing. MUCH STRONGER than aluminum bearings!
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/Std Crank, 4000-42
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/Std Crank, 4000-42
Price: $54.95

Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/Std Crank, 4000-42 are great! Instead of that flimsy aluminum backed full circle #3 main bearing, this kit replaces that Noodly POS with another Steel Backed main bearing (like #2). MUCH STRONGER than aluminum bearings!

If you are building a performance engine of ANY sort, you really should use these instead of stock main bearing sets, for the rigidity and reliability that you get with Steel Backed bearings.

These are only available in Std and First Cut Case and Cranks.

Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/.010" Crank, 4000-43
Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/.010" Crank, 4000-43
Price: $54.95

Race Main Bearing Set, T-1 Based Engines, .020" Case/.010" Crank, 4000-43 are great! Instead of that flimsy aluminum backed full circle #3 main bearing, this kit replaces that Noodly POS with another Steel Backed main bearing. MUCH STRONGER than aluminum bearings!
"Chevy" Rod Bearing Set, Set of 4
"Chevy" Rod Bearing Set, Set of 4
Price: $54.95

Set of 4 "Chevy" rod bearings; which is confusing because they are actually Buick! No matter, this is an excellent bearing set for Chevy rod journal VW crankshafts and connecting rods. CHOOSE SIZE
T4 Main Bearings Std Case
Type 4 Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
Price: $79.95

T4 Main Bearings Std Case, are the nicest bearings for the money you can get. These have been incredibly difficult to acquire for the past 2 years, but we have some on the shelf now!

We strongly recommend using a new case rather than line boring old ones. It is true you can inspect and line bore a case and have a good basis for your engine, but finding a case that is not worn completely out, AND finding a machinest that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from him!

Super Duty Engine Stand, Bench Model
Super Duty Engine Stand, Bench Model
Price: $89.95

Bolts to a workbench or table, and rotates a full 360 degrees. This bench mount engine stand is the finest Bench Model Engine Stand you can have without making it yourself! You can also use this to hold your transaxle too! Your Table is more likely to tip over or break than this will!
Engine Stand, Floor Model
Engine Stand, Floor Model, Round Tube Style
Price: $119.95

HD Engine stand rotates a full 360 degrees, and has steel casters for mobility. Knocks down into 4 pieces when not in use (save space). You can also use this to hold your transaxle!
Engine Stand, Floor Model, Square Tube Style, 00-5007-0
Engine Stand, Floor Model, Square Tube Style, 00-5007-0
Price: $119.95

Main Bearing Set, Flanged Crankshaft
Main Bearing Set, Flanged Crankshaft
Price: $129.95

Special main bearing set for Bugpack flanged crankshafts.
   
 
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