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Clevite CB1228P40

Connecting Rod Bearing Chevy/Buick 1977-1990 V6 3.0/3.2/3.3/3.8 (231ci)/4.1L with -.040" Undersize

Clevite CB1228P40

695-CB1228P40

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Clevite CB1228P40 Connecting Rod Bearing Chevy/Buick 1977-1990 V6 3.0/3.2/3.3/3.8 (231ci)/4.1L with -.040" Undersize $6.99
Connecting Rod Bearing
  • Chevy/Buick
  • 1977-1990
  • V6 3.0/3.2/3.3/3.8 (231ci)/4.1L
  • -0.040" Undersize
  • P Series

  • Clevite CB1228P40 Details

    Connecting Rod Bearings

    Notes
  • P Series Bearings - Steel backed bearings with an intermediate layer of copper-lead alloy and an electroplated lead-tin-copper overlay
  • Even Fire 3.8L

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    CB-1228P-40

    These Tri-Metal 77 engine bearings combine the strength of a copper-lead alloy layer with steel backing and an electroplated babbitt metal. The steel backing provides strength and durability; the babbitt overlay provides the critical surface characteristics of slipperiness and conformability. This ideal design has properties not even found in many original equipment bearings. Clevite offers main bearings, rod bearings and cam bearings in this series.

    H Series -
  • Best to start with when unsure which bearing to choose
  • Medium level of eccentricity and high crush
  • Enlarged chamfers for greater crankshaft fillet clearance
  • Made without flash plating for better seating
  • Use with crankshafts that have oversized fillets
  • Use with engines that run mid-high RPM range
  • Contact patterns should ideally cover 2/3 to 3/4 of the bearing surface

    P Series -
  • Typically the greatest level of eccentricity
  • Rods and mains have high crush for maximum retention
  • Most are fully grooved to maximize oil flow to rod bearings
  • Reduced overlay thickness to prevent overlay fatigue
  • Use where extremely high RPMs cause severe rod bore close-in
  • Use where higher eccentricity is desired to narrow bearing contact patterns

    V Series -
  • This series essentially duplicates Clevite's former Vandervell parts
  • Typically low to medium eccentricity
  • Not available with oversized chamfers
  • No flash plating on the steel back
  • All Clevite main bearing sets use a single-piece thrust bearing
  • Narrowed parts available to accommodate increased crankshaft fillet clearance
  • Lead-indium overlay offers slightly better conformability

    M Series -
  • These are special purpose bearings having a nominal .005" thick Babbitt lining on a hardened steel back
  • They are intended mainly for Blown Fuel engines where severe crankshaft deflections cause edge loading of the bearings
  • Under these operating conditions bearing service life will be very short
  • Frequent inspection and replacement is recommended


    Part Number Key
    • H - High-Performance
    • HD - High-Performance bearing with dowel hole
    • HK - High-Performance bearing with moly/graphite coating
    • P - Standard Clevite 77 tri-metal bearing
    • M - Blown Fuel Engine bearing for severe crankshaft deflections & edge loading
    • N - High-Performance Narrowed for greater crankshaft fillet clearance
    • HG - High-Performance full angular grooved bearing
    • V - High-Performance with Lead Indium overlay (On Main Sets this indicates partial groove also)
    • VG - High-Performance with Lead Indium full angular grooved bearing
    • D - Bearing has a dowel hole
    • K - Tri-Armor coated bearing
    • X - Bearing has .001 more oil clearance than standard
    • XX - Bearing has .002 more oil clearance than standard
    • A or AL - Indicates Aluminum bearing material

    Note: Clevite main and cam bearings are priced as sets; rod bearings are priced each unless noted.

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    1978-1979 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1982-1984 BUICK REGAL

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1978-1980 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SALON

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1977-1980 PONTIAC SUNBIRD

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: AMARILLO
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1978-1979 CHEVROLET MONZA

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1978-1979 PONTIAC SUNBIRD

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SAFARI
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1983-1984 BUICK RIVIERA

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: LUXURY
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1978-1980 BUICK SKYHAWK

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1986 OLDSMOBILE CALAIS

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: ES
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1985-1987 PONTIAC GRAND AM

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: LE
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1982-1987 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1986-1987 BUICK SOMERSET

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1982-1985 BUICK LESABRE

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1990 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CRUISER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SL

    1980 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1986-1987 BUICK SOMERSET

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: LIMITED
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1990 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIERA

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 204
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 204 )

    1989 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CRUISER

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: SL
    • CUI: 204
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 204 )

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1985 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1989-1990 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CALAIS

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: SL
    • CUI: 204
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 204 )

    1987 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CRUISER

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1977-1981 PONTIAC CATALINA

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1986-1990 BUICK LESABRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LIMITED

    1982-1985 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1981-1984 BUICK RIVIERA

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1978-1979 OLDSMOBILE OMEGA

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1978-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1986-1989 BUICK ELECTRA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LIMITED

    1981-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: AMARILLO
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1987-1991 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1980-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980-1981 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1978-1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: ESPRIT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1977 BUICK LESABRE

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1978-1980 CHEVROLET MONZA

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: 2+2 SPYDER
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1985 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1978-1979 PONTIAC PHOENIX

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981-1982 CADILLAC ELDORADO

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BIARRITZ
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980-1982 CADILLAC FLEETWOOD

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM DELEGANCE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1978-1979 BUICK SKYLARK

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC ESTATE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981-1982 CADILLAC ELDORADO

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: CABRIOLET
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LAREDO
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1978-1979 CHEVROLET MONZA

    • Liter: 3.2
    • SubModel: 2+2 SPORT
    • CUI: 196
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.2 L / 196 )

    1982 CADILLAC ELDORADO

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: TOURING
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980 PONTIAC CATALINA

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1978-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC ESTATE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1979 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SJ
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1986-1987 OLDSMOBILE CALAIS

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1978-1979 BUICK REGAL

    • Liter: 3.2
    • SubModel: LIMITED
    • CUI: 196
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.2 L / 196 )

    1978 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC ESTATE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981-1982 CADILLAC SEVILLE

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1978-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: DIABLO
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1987-1988 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CRUISER

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1985 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: RALLY SPORT
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CONQUISTA
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SAFARI
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1982 BUICK LESABRE

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: LIMITED EDITION F/E
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1985-1988 BUICK CENTURY

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1987 BUICK REGAL

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GNX

    1984-1988 BUICK CENTURY

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LIMITED
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1987 BUICK LESABRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: T-TYPE

    1980-1982 CADILLAC DEVILLE

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: RALLY SPORT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1983 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CALAIS

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: HURST
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1982-1987 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1982 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC SPORT
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1989-1990 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIERA

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 204
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 204 )

    1980-1981 BUICK CENTURY

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1984-1986 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1980 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: SAFARI
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1980-1981 BUICK CENTURY

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1984 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1980 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CLASSIC SPORT
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1982-1984 BUICK REGAL

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: LIMITED
    • CUI: 252
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.1 L / 252 )

    1980-1981 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1983 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: CL
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981 PONTIAC GRAND LEMANS

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )

    1980-1986 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1982-1983 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIERA

    • Liter: 3.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 181
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.0 L / 181 )

    1978-1979 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 3.2
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 196
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.2 L / 196 )

    1979 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 229
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 229 )
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