PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (CONT)
(Sheet 6 of 6)
Bearing clearance (cont)
d. Tighten each nut to a torque of 60 +
6 lb. ft. (82.3 + 8.1 N.m).
e. Scribe a mark across each nut and bolt as
shown at right.
Tighten each nut an additional 1200.
g. Remove bearing cap and plastigage.
h. Measure thickness of plastigage to deter-
mine bearing clearance. Clearance for new
(0.071 to 0.168 mm). Maximum clearance
for used bearings is 0.010 in. (0.25 mm).
Once correct clearance has been obtained,
install and retighten bearing cap, following
steps d, e and f above.