b. Compress rings with a suitable ring compressor,
taking care not to damage rings.
Using engine barring tool, bar crankshaft so rod
journal for piston to be installed is at bottom
dead center (BDC).
b. Install oil control ring with end gap opposite end
gap on oil ring expander.
Install intermediate ring.
d. Install top ring.
d. Install piston and rod assembly into appropriate
e. Position rings.
cylinder bore taking care not to damage cylinder
3. IF REMOVED, TAP CONNECTION ROD BOLTS (1)
IN CONNECTING ROD (2) UNTIL HEAD IS
SEATED ON FLAT OF ROD.
The word "front" on top of piston
4. INSTALL ROD BEARINGS (4).
must face front of engine.
a. Obtain a set of rod bearings same size as
e. Push piston into bore approximately 2 in. (50
bearings removed which were measured and
mm), then pull connecting rod onto crankshaft
Lubricate connecting rod capscrews with clean
g. Install rod caps (2) and start connecting rod nuts
b. Install new bearings (4) in rods and caps (2) and
lubricate with Lubriplate 105.
5. INSTALL PISTON AND ROD ASSEMBLIES.
a. Lubricate cylinder bore, rings and piston skirt
with clean engine oil.