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Clevite CB743VX

Connecting Rod Bearing 1958-80 GM 348/366/396/402/409/427/454 (5.7/6.0/6.5/6.6/6.7/7.0/7.4L) V8 Engines

Clevite CB743VX

695-CB743VX

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Clevite CB743VX Connecting Rod Bearing 1958-80 GM 348/366/396/402/409/427/454 (5.7/6.0/6.5/6.6/6.7/7.0/7.4L) V8 Engines $18.99
Connecting Rod Bearing
  • 1958-80 GM 348/366/396/402/409/427/454 (5.7/6.0/6.5/6.6/6.7/7.0/7.4L) V8 Engines
  • V Series

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    CB-743VX

    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.

  • Does Clevite CB743VX fit your vehicle?

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    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1989-1991 CHEVROLET V3500 PICKUP

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

    1970 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1969 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

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

    1972 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

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

    1988-1998 CHEVROLET C3500 PICKUP

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

    1981-1986 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

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

    2005-2006 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2500

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

    1972 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    2003 CHEVROLET C3500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: HD

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    2001 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500

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

    1959-1961 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

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

    1975-1977 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

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

    2006 GMC SIERRA 2500 HD

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

    1972 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

    2007 GMC SIERRA 2500 HD CLASSIC

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

    1989-1993 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

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

    2007 GMC SIERRA 3500 CLASSIC

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

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

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

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1994-1997 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

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

    1962-1965 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1965-1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

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

    1989-1993 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: RALLY CAMPER SPECIAL
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

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

    2006 GMC SIERRA 2500 HD

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

    1969 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

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

    1958 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    2001-2006 GMC YUKON XL 2500

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

    1966-1967 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1975-1976 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

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

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1972 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1975 GMC SPRINT

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

    1966-1967 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    2006-2007 CHEVROLET C5500 KODIAK

    • CC: 8128
    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: C5C044
    • CUI: 496
    • EngineType: V8 ( 8.1 L / 496 )

    1970 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    2001-2006 GMC YUKON XL 2500

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

    1968 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

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

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

    1968 GMC K15/K1500 SUBURBAN

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

    1968 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

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

    1974 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: TYPE S-3

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R30 PICKUP

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

    1970 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1987-1990 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

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

    1979 GMC P15/P1500 VAN

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

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1966-1967 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1968 CHEVROLET CHEVY II

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

    2002-2005 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1981-1986 GMC C3500 PICKUP

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

    1981-1986 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

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

    1972 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

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

    1970 CHEVROLET NOVA

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

    1973-1974 GMC SPRINT

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

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

    1976 CHEVROLET K5 BLAZER

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

    1982 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: RS
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1969 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

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

    1989-1991 CHEVROLET R3500 PICKUP

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

    1985 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    2001-2005 GMC SIERRA 3500

    • Liter: 8.1
    • SubModel: SLE
    • 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 )

    1985-1986 GMC C3500 PICKUP

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

    1959 CHEVROLET PARKWOOD

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

    1972 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1994-2000 GMC K3500 PICKUP

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

    1975 GMC SPRINT

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

    1988-2000 GMC K3500 PICKUP

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

    1968 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

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

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

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

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1991-1993 GMC K2500 PICKUP

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

    2007 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 HD CLASSIC

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

    1969 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

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

    2001-2005 GMC SIERRA 3500

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

    2006 GMC SIERRA 3500

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

    1970-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1970 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1989-1990 CHEVROLET R3500 PICKUP

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

    1961 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

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

    1991-2000 GMC K2500 PICKUP

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

    2007 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 HD CLASSIC

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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