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I just did the rod bearings for the first time. Bigger job than I was expecting but everything went smooth. Until I tried turning the crank and felt resistance. I looked under the engine and saw nothing in the way so tried turning again and same thing. Looked under and noticed one of the number etchings on the wrong side. I pulled the cap and bearings look perfect but the side of the cap was scratched. I took a picture and have it attached. Any concern with this?

I also noticed this gasket that I have no idea where it goes, does anyone recognize it?

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Great, thanks for explaining everything! In the process of putting everything back together. I have my fingers crossed it's okay
 

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Thanks for all of the advice. I did not plastigauge it just put it back together and started it. Drove around the block and sounds normal. I’m going to take it easy for 1,000 miles then get an oil analysis to make sure it’s good. Attached I have the bearings I took out at 145k and had the service done under TIS
 

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