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Clevite CB743A

Connecting Rod Bearing Chevy 1958-2007 V8 348/366/396/402/409/427/454/496ci (8.1L) with Standard Size

Clevite CB743A

695-CB743A

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Clevite CB743A Connecting Rod Bearing Chevy 1958-2007 V8 348/366/396/402/409/427/454/496ci (8.1L) with Standard Size $3.99
Connecting Rod Bearing
  • Chevy
  • 1958-2007
  • V8 348/366/396/402/409/427/454/496ci (8.1L)
  • Standard Size
  • A Series - Aluminum Material

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    CB743A(8)

    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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    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C4E042
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

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    • Liter: 7.4
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    • Liter: 7.4
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    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

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    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 GMC C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1982 GMC K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • CC: 6998
    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: C7H042
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1965-1969 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1991-1998 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1972 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

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    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C7V042
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

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    • SubModel: SIERRA SLE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET V30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1989 GMC V3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1994-2000 GMC C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SL
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1981 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1989 GMC R3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: NOMAD
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988 CHEVROLET V30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    2001-2002 GMC SAVANA 3500

    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: SLT
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    2005 GMC C4500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 6599
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C4E044
    • CUI: 403
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 403 )

    1979-1980 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1974 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1995-1999 CHEVROLET K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 CHEVROLET ESTATE

    • CC: 6998
    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1988-1998 CHEVROLET K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988-1993 GMC C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLX
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988-1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: MAGNAVAN
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    2005-2007 GMC C5500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C5E044
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1958 CHEVROLET TRUCK

    • CC: 5704
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 348
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 348 )

    2003-2007 CHEVROLET C5500 KODIAK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C5V042
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1972 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1972 GMC K35/K3500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET P20 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 GMC P35/P3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: GREENBRIER
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1996-2000 GMC SAVANA 3500

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    2006-2007 GMC C4500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C4E044
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1990 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1975 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: STREET COUPE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1961 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6704
    • Liter: 6.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 409
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.7 L / 409 )

    1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1968-1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SS

    1990-1993 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    2004-2007 GMC C6500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C6E042
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1970 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1973 GMC C25/C2500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1997-1998 GMC C7500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 6998
    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: C7H064
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1987-1991 GMC V3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET CHEVY II

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: NOVA
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1974-1975 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1960 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: FLEETMASTER
    • CUI: 348
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 348 )

    2007 GMC SIERRA 3500 CLASSIC

    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: CLASSIC WT
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1968 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1992-1999 CHEVROLET K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979 CHEVROLET P20 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: STEP-VAN
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1965-1969 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1991-1993 GMC K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLX
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: 300
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1990 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: STEP-VAN
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 GMC SPRINT

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 5704
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 348
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 348 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1979-1980 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1991-1993 GMC C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1980 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1997-1998 GMC C7500 TOPKICK

    • Liter: 6.0
    • SubModel: C7H042
    • CUI: 366
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.0 L / 366 )

    1970 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )
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