PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (CONT):
(Sheet 5 of 5)
See connecting rod bearing removal/installation,
Connecting rod bolts
Coat with clean engine oil.
Connecting rod cap
Install and secure finger tight with the two
Connecting rod nuts
a. Tighten each to a torque of 60 + 6 lb. ft.
(82.3 + 8.2 N-m).
b. Put a mark across the nuts and bolts.
Tighten each nut an additional 1200.
Check side clearance between the two con-
necting rods on each crankshaft journal.
Clearance must be 0.003 to 0.033 in. (0.08
to 0.84 mm) for new rods.