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2,3 DOHC Pilot Bearing Question

I have a 2001 Ranger 2.3 with manual shift. The engine is very very tired (I'll post an informational thread later as to why). I bought a 2001 2.3 out of a wrecked automatic truck. I'm trying to get everthing all set to slip it right in. I ordered out a new pilot bearing expecting to get something that would fit right into the big hole at the end of the crank. Instead I received a very small bearing. I have cross referenced it and it is the bearing listed for this engine. Since I haven't got this apart yet, can anybody tell me how is suposed to fit?
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You have to use the flywheel that was meant for the manual transmission..

It should look something like this: http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y27...h/SANY0259.jpg

You can see the bearing in there...

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Thank You!

Thank you GB, that explains it. I was hoping it was something like that. On most of the cars and trucks I have worked on the pilot bearing was pressed into the end of the crank. It makes sense that this one was pressed into the flywheel.

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