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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
Main Bearing DOWEL PIN (8mmx5mm), per EACH - for 1200-1600cc Type 1, and all Type 4 Engines
Price: $0.75
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

Dowel Pin (8mmx5mm), 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 disassembly and cleaning. 5 are typically needed for one engine. more info
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .24mm (.010"), 113-105-281A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .24mm (.010"), 113-105-281A
Price: $2.50
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

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. more info
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .30mm (.0123"), 113-105-283A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .30mm (.0123"), 113-105-283A
Price: $2.50
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

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. more info
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .32mm (.0131"), 113-105-285A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .32mm (.0131"), 113-105-285A
Price: $2.50
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

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. more info
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .34mm (.0139"), 113-105-287A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .34mm (.0139"), 113-105-287A
Price: $2.50
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

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.

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Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .36mm (.015"), 113-105-289A
Flywheel Shim, 1300-1600cc Engines, .36mm (.015"), 113-105-289A
Price: $2.50
Item eligible for Econo/1st Class Mail shipment, min ship charge applies

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.

more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #1 (Flywheel Main), Standard Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #1 (Flywheel Main), Standard Case
Price: $15.00

1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #1 (Flywheel Main), Standard Case are sold to get guys out of a pickle! You pinched your bearing during mock up, or simply lost it! ACN TO THE RESCUE! Availability on these is spotty, mfg of bearing is what it is. These can be Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, Silverline, whatever. If you absolutely must have a specific brand of bearing, buy a new set of 4! more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #2 (Split Main), Standard Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #2 (Split Main), Standard Case
Price: $15.00

1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #2 (Split Main), Standard Case are sold to get guys out of a pickle! You pinched your bearing during mock up, or simply lost it! ACN TO THE RESCUE! Availability on these is spotty, mfg of bearing is what it is. These can be Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, Silverline, whatever. If you absolutely must have a specific brand of bearing, buy a new set of 4! more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #3 (Gear Stack Main), Standard Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #3 (Gear Stack Main), Standard Case
Price: $15.00

1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #3 (Gear Stack Main), Standard Case are sold to get guys out of a pickle! You pinched your bearing during mock up, or simply lost it! ACN TO THE RESCUE! Availability on these is spotty, mfg of bearing is what it is. These can be Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, Silverline, whatever. If you absolutely must have a specific brand of bearing, buy a new set of 4! more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #4 (Pulley Main), Standard Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #4 (Pulley Main), Standard Case
Price: $15.00

1200-1600cc Main Bearing, SINGLE BEARING, #4 (Pulley Main), Standard Case are sold to get guys out of a pickle! You pinched your bearing during mock up, or simply lost it! ACN TO THE RESCUE! Availability on these is spotty, mfg of bearing is what it is. These can be Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, Silverline, whatever. If you absolutely must have a specific brand of bearing, buy a new set of 4! more info
Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Type 1 and 3 Engines (also used in WBXR Engines), BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN
Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Type 1 and 3 Engines (also used in WBXR Engines), BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN
Price: $17.95

Rod Bearing Sets, 1200-1600cc Type 1 and 3 Engines (also used in WBXR Engines), BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN 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. more info
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. more info
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. more info
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: $22.95

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.

more info
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541
Price: $27.95

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.

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Double Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541HDBR
Double Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541HDBR
Price: $29.95

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.

more info
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. more info
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 4 Based Engines, 021-198-541BR
Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 4 Based Engines, 021-198-541
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.

more info
Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KS
Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KS
Price: $29.95

Kolbenschmidt Standard Thrust Cam Bearings, Type 1 Based Engines, 111-198-541KS 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.

more info
Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, Brazilian
Rod Bearing Sets, 2000cc Type 4 Engines, BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN
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. more info
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. more info
Bench Model Engine Stand
Bench Model Engine Stand
Price: $44.95

Bench Model Engine Stand bolts to a workbench or table, and rotates a full 360 degrees. This bench mount engine stand is constructed of thick wall schedule 80 steel pipe. ACN Tip: You can also use this to hold your transaxle!

Note that you may have to grind the ears of the stand slightly to perfectly fit your engine case. Apparently they crack the whip on the guys making these, and they are rushing a bit.
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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! more info
Connecting Rod Bearing Sets, Porsche 356 and 912 (Porsche Journal), Kolbenschmidt
Connecting Rod Bearing Sets, Porsche 356 and 912 (Porsche Journal), Kolbenschmidt
Price: $49.95

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. more info
"Chevy" Rod Bearing Set, Set of 4
"Chevy" Rod Bearing Set, Set of 4
Price: $49.95

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 more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .020" Line Bore Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .020" Line Bore Case
Price: $59.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .020" Line Bore Case, 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!

more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Brazilian or Mexican
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for Standard Case,
Price: $59.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Brazilian or Mexican, 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 machinist that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from him!

more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Kolbenschmidt
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set, Standard Case, Kolbenschmidt
Price: $59.95

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!

more info
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .040" Line Bore Case
1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .040" Line Bore Case
Price: $59.95

1200-1600cc Main Bearings Set (BRAZILIAN or MEXICAN), for .040" Line Bore Case 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 machinist 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!

more info
Type 4 Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
Type 4 Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
Price: $64.95


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 machinist that can do a PROPER job, is not easy nor cheap, especially when you factor in the shipping charges to/from them!

more info
Type 4 Main Bearings Set STEEL-BACKED, Standard Case
Type 4 Main Bearings Set STEEL-BACKED, Standard Case
Price: $79.95

Type 4 Main Bearings Set STEEL-BACKED, Standard Case, are the nicest bearings for the money you can get. more info
2.1L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
2.1L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
Price: $109.95
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2.1L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case are the nicest bearings for the money you can get. The actual brand sometimes varies, but it's always something like Silverline, Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, etc. more info
1.9L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
1.9L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case
Price: $109.95

1.9L Waterboxer Main Bearings Set, Standard Case are the nicest bearings for the money you can get. The actual brand sometimes varies, but it's always something like Silverline, Mahle, Kolbenschmidt, etc. more info
Super Duty Engine Stand, Bench Model
Super Duty Engine Stand, Bench Model
Price: $129.95

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 engine stand will! more info
Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Flanged Crankshaft
Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Flanged Crankshaft
Price: $159.95

Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Flanged Crankshaft is for use with flanged crankshafts, which have a special #1 main bearing for the larger and wider diameter flywheel end of the crankshaft. End play on these engines is relatively fixed, you can only modify the bearing to loosen end play as needed. more info
Engine Stand, Floor Model, Square Tube Style, 00-5007-0
Engine Stand, Floor Model, Square Tube Style, 00-5007-0
Price: $169.95

Engine Stand, Floor Model, Square Tube Style, 00-5007-0 rotates a full 360 degrees, and has steel casters for mobility. Knocks down when not in use to save space. You can also use this to hold your transaxle! more info
Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Type 4 Main Flanged Crankshaft
Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Type 4 Main Flanged Crankshaft
Price: $199.95

Main Bearing Set, Standard Case, Type 4 Main Flanged Crankshaft is for use with flanged crankshafts, which have a special #1 main bearing for the larger and wider diameter flywheel end of the crankshaft. End play on these engines is relatively fixed, you can only modify the bearing to loosen end play as needed. more info
   
 
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