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ACL Race Series Bearings BMW M3 e46 S54B32 3246cc Inline6 DOHC 4v, Conrod Bearing, extra oil clearance (0.025mm) 6B1569HX

ACL Race Series Bearings BMW M3 e46 S54B32 3246cc Inline6 DOHC 4v, Conrod Bearing, extra oil clearance (0.025mm) 6B1569HX

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For over 70 years precision engine bearings have been manufactured in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

During this time ACL has been a major OEM supplier to the Australian & International automotive industry, whilst providing an extensive replacement product range for the global aftermarket.

Today ACL produces one of the largest aftermarket range of engine bearings and has a global reputation for robust metallurgy, quality, precision, innovation and performance.

ACL has a long and rich history in motorsport – it is in our DNA. The ACL RACE Series Performance Engine Bearings of today has a strong pedigree in motor racing that traces its roots back to the 1960’s with the manufacture of engine bearings for use in the world conquering Brabham Formula 1.

Further experience in the Australian Supercars Championship, drag racing, speedway, drifting & rally with its range of RACE Series Performance Engine Bearings being the first choice for discerning engine builders the world over.

The ACL RACE Series Performance Engine Bearing offering covers over 200 varied engine applications covering a wide range of performance engine bearings for Australian, American, Japanese, Korean & European applications. The range continues to expand to cover new engine releases.

The company has a high degree of vertical integration encompassing: tooling & product design, bearing strip manufacture, tooling & machine manufacture as well as the complex manufacturing processes & systems required to produce the final product.

ACL's Business Management Systems hold the internationally recognized ISO9001: 2015 Quality Management System, ISO14001: 2015 Environmental Management System & ISO451001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System certification.

Description: BMW S54B32 3246cc Inline6 DOHC 4v M3

Capacity: 3246 L

Cylinders: 6

Bore Size: 3,4252 in / 87 mm

Stroke: 3,5827 in / 91 mm


  • HIGH STRENGTH OVERLAY PLATE with reduced thickness for improved fatigue properties
  • HARDENED STEEL BACKS on all rod bearings to improve the support of the bearing lining and assist with bearing retention in the housing.
  • INCREASED CRUSH for improved bearing retention
  • ELIMINATION OF FLASH PLATING on the back of the bearings to improve heat transfer through the bearings and to maximize the grip between the bearings and its housing.
  • INCREASED ECCENTRICITY to compensate for bore distortion at high rpm and to assist in the formation of hydrodynamic oil films.
  • 3/4 GROOVED MAIN BEARINGS to optimize bearing load carrying surface area and oil flow to the conrod bearings.
  • TIGHT CONSISTENT WALL TOLERANCES to help you maintain consistent clearances.
  • ENLARGED ID CHAMFERS on bearing edges where required to accommodate large fillet radius on performance crankshafts.
  • High performance Trimetal engine bearings
  • Designed to withstand higher RPM conditions
  • High strength overlay plate with reduced thickness for improved fatigue properties

Specifications for STD size only

Sizes Std
Oil Clearance
Half Type Identical halves
Material F781
Min. Std Shaft Size 48,975 mm / 1.9281 in
Max. Std Shaft Size 48,991 mm / 1.9288 in
Min. Std Tunnel Size 53 mm / 2.0866 in
Max. Std Tunnel Size 53,015 mm / 2.0872 in
Max Wall at Crown 1,98 mm / 0.0780 in
Max Overall Length
16 mm / 0.6299 in