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Plasti-gauge each connecting rod bearing to make sure. Main bearings don't usually knock, but if the rods are check out, you might as well plasti-gauge the mains as well. If this is a push rod engine, you might want to remove the valve cover/s and take a quick look around to make sure a pushrod didn't bend, break through the rocker arm or anything else unusual.