A good length of rope works for me. long as they are all the same its okay , right??lol
I hope those numbers were off by a 0.
Cause .018, and .045 is a bit on the high side.
Thats enough clearance for a 15 inch journal with aluminum bearings. Not that a ford ever had an enigne with 15" journals, but Im just sayin.
Honestly the clearances sounded pretty good to me.
Plastigauge aint rocket science, but hey , we aint building a rocket now are we.
It may not be perfect, but it at least tells you you are in the ballpark. Since I've worked at my current job for the last 15 years, I've seen some crazy stuff, lemme tell ya, engines are WAY more forgiving than you would think.
Unless your right on the ragged edge, it should be fine.
Besides, international put that one together, and it it looks good after all those miles, then its probly okay.