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Clevite MS2215P20

Main Bearing Set GM/Chevy 1978-2005 90 Degree V6 229/262ci (3.8/4.3L) with -.020" Undersize

Clevite MS2215P20

695-MS2215P20

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Clevite MS2215P20 Main Bearing Set GM/Chevy 1978-2005 90 Degree V6 229/262ci (3.8/4.3L) with -.020" Undersize $50.99
Main Bearing Set
  • Chevy
  • 1978-2005
  • 90 Degree V6 229/262ci (3.8/4.3L)
  • -.020"
  • P-Series

  • Clevite MS2215P20 Details

    Main Bearing Sets

    Notes
  • P Series Bearings - Steel backed bearings with an intermediate layer of copper-lead alloy and an electroplated lead-tin-copper overlay
  • Contains .010" oversize length flanged bearing
  • Contains 1/2 grooved bearings

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    MS-2215P-20

    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 bearings are priced as sets.

  • Does Clevite MS2215P20 fit your vehicle?

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    1981-1982 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1985-1986 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1984 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1995-1997 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    2001-2002 CHEVROLET G30 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1998 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1994-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1983 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1995 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1990-1995 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: WT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: POLICE
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1998 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1980 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1992 GMC SONOMA

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: CONQUISTA
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1979 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: ROYAL KNIGHT
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1991 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1987-1989 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: RALLY STX
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1990 CHEVROLET S10 BLAZER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: TAHOE

    1980 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1986-1987 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BONAVENTURE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    2000-2001 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: LT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1989 GMC S15 JIMMY

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: TIMBERLINE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1980-1983 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1985-1986 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: DIABLO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1994-1995 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1987 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1990 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: DURANGO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1996-2002 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2500

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: LANDAU
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CONQUISTA
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1985-1996 CHEVROLET G30 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEVY VAN
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CLASSIC LS BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    2001 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1987 CHEVROLET R10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1987 CHEVROLET V10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1992-1993 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: EL
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1987 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1985-1987 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1984 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1989-1990 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1999-2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: LT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1985-1987 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1999-2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1992 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1998 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1998 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: WT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1983-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1989-1990 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1987-1989 GMC G25/G2500 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: RALLY STX
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1985-1989 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SPORTVAN
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1981-1984 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1991 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BAJA
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: CLASSIC SPORT
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1994-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: WT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1992 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1987 CHEVROLET V10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1990 CHEVROLET S10 BLAZER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SPORT

    1985-1995 CHEVROLET G20 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEVY VAN
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988-2002 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1987-1989 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: RALLY
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1978-1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1985 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1998 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1978-1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 3.3
    • SubModel: CLASSIC LANDAU
    • CUI: 200
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.3 L / 200 )

    1987 CHEVROLET R10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1988 GMC S15 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: GYPSY
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980-1981 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: WT
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1998-2001 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LS

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1986-1989 GMC SAFARI

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )
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