i just got back from helping a friend fix their noisy civic
transmission. i gather this is a common failure and we replaced the
input bearing accordingly.
upon dissection, i found this:
the spalling is from high load, but i also suspect that the spacing of
the spalled regions has its origin in the original assembly of the
conrad bearing in the first place. there's nothing like a little
assembly brinelling to disrupt smooth rotation and cause high localized