. Even if you do that, during the first couple of minutes the crankpin and the conrod with the soft white metal bushing between the two will be crashing onto each other. Lots and lots of wear.Peter
a copper/tin/zink variety as that is the normal choice [and there is a lot of motorcycle history in this] for a big end full floating bearing. They almost always funtion in a hydrostatic mode.
Realizing there is a definate difference between sliding surfaces that operate in a hydroststic and hydrodynamic mode. ...... We know for sure that the bearing operates somewhere between 'mixed' and 'full film'.