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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 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • 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 )

    1999-2001 CHEVROLET R15 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1979 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1998 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

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

    1987-1990 CHEVROLET ASTRO

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

    1992 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1985-1986 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: AMARILLO
    • 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 )

    1981 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

    1980 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1980 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1988-1989 GMC S15 JIMMY

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

    1985-1994 CHEVROLET G30 VAN

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

    1987-1989 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

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

    1980-1983 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1985-1988 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1994 GMC SONOMA

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

    1987 CHEVROLET V10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • 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 )

    1999-2002 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

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

    1980 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: LAREDO
    • 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 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1988-1992 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

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

    1987-1989 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

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

    1988-1992 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

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

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1988 GMC S15 PICKUP

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

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • 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 CAPRICE

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

    1985-1986 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1994-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

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

    1985-1995 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

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

    1980 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1986-1987 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

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

    1987-1989 GMC G15/G1500 VAN

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

    1978 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1983 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1980-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1996-1997 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2500

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

    1981-1982 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1993 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1988-1989 GMC S15 PICKUP

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

    1998 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

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

    1994-2002 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

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

    1987 CHEVROLET R10 PICKUP

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

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1987-1989 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

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

    1978-1979 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1987-1989 GMC G25/G2500 VAN

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

    1985-1986 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1985 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • 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 )

    1996-2002 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2500

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

    1992-1993 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

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

    1980-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: DIABLO
    • 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 )

    1987 CHEVROLET V10 PICKUP

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

    1999-2002 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2500

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    1988-1989 GMC S15 JIMMY

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

    1980-1984 GMC CABALLERO

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

    1985-1995 CHEVROLET G30 VAN

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: HI-CUBE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1995 GMC SONOMA

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

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

    1994-1995 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

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

    1985 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

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

    1980 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1991 CHEVROLET K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • 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 )

    1987-1989 GMC SAFARI

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

    1984 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1985-1995 CHEVROLET G20 VAN

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

    1978-1979 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1981-1984 GMC CABALLERO

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: AMARILLO
    • 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 )

    2002 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XTREME

    1986-1989 GMC SAFARI

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

    1996-2005 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 1500

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

    1984 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    2000-2001 CHEVROLET BLAZER

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

    1985-1986 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

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

    2002 CHEVROLET S10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: ZR5
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

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

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C1500 PICKUP

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

    1984 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1979 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

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

    1990-1999 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

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

    1981-1984 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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