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Clevite CB743VNDX

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

Clevite CB743VNDX

695-CB743VNDX

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Clevite CB743VNDX Connecting Rod Bearing Chevy 1958-2007 V8 348/366/396/402/409/427/454/496ci (8.1L) with Standard Size $18.99
Connecting Rod Bearing
  • Chevy
  • 1958-2007
  • V8 348/366/396/402/409/427/454/496ci (8.1L)
  • Standard Size
  • VNDX Series

  • Clevite CB743VNDX Details

    Connecting Rod Bearings

    Notes
  • V Series Bearings - High performance bearing with a lead-indium overlay
  • N Series Bearings - Narrowed for greater crankshaft fillet clearance
  • X Series Bearings - Bearing has .001 more oil clearance than standard
  • D Series Bearings - Bearing has dowel hole

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    CB-743VNDX

    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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    • CUI: 454
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    • CUI: 454
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    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1973-1974 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

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

    1976-1977 GMC K25 SUBURBAN

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

    2006 GMC SIERRA 3500

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

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

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

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

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

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

    1979-1980 GMC K1500 PICKUP

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

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

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

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    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

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

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    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    2004-2007 GMC C6500 TOPKICK

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

    1976-1978 GMC K25 PICKUP

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

    2005 GMC C4500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 6599
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C4C042
    • CUI: 403
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 403 )

    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1979-1986 GMC C2500 PICKUP

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

    1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1979-1986 GMC C2500 PICKUP

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

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

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    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: S3
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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

    1959-1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1974 GMC C25/C2500 SUBURBAN

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

    1987-1991 GMC V3500 PICKUP

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

    1972 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

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

    2002-2004 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2500

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

    1975-1981 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    1975-1978 GMC C35/C3500 PICKUP

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

    1969 GMC K15/K1500 SUBURBAN

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

    2001-2002 GMC C3500HD

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

    1973 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

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

    1960 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    1979-1983 GMC C3500 PICKUP

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

    1989 CHEVROLET R2500 PICKUP

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

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

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

    1969 GMC C35/C3500 PICKUP

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

    1977 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1959-1961 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

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

    1995-1997 CHEVROLET K2500 SUBURBAN

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

    1975-1978 GMC C15 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • 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 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET NOVA

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

    2006 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500

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

    1961-1965 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1999-2000 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

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

    1974 GMC K15/K1500 SUBURBAN

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

    1991-1998 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

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

    1987-1989 GMC R2500 PICKUP

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

    1969 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

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

    1985 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

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

    1989-1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

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

    2003-2007 GMC C7500 TOPKICK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C7E042
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1976 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1968 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

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

    1997 GMC C3500HD

    • CC: 6
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1967-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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