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A type of vehicle construction also called a full frame. It features a strong steel construction called a frame that extends from the front to rear of vehicle. The engine other major assemblies are mounted on the frame. The 2 primary full frame types are ladder perimeter design. Both are designed with the crossmembers connecting the left right rails.
A bearing that supports the camshaft journal. On some engines it is full around and pressed in place. On some OHC overhead cam engine the cam shaft bearing is made up of two shells like a connecting rod bearing.
A soft bearing alloy used in engine bearing.
A rod that connects the crankshaft to the piston enables the reciprocating motion of the piston to turn the crankshaft.