CRANKSHAFT - REPLACE/REPAIR
6. REMOVE MAIN BEARING CAPS (13) AND LOWER
HALF OF MAIN BEARINGS (15).
Remove fourteen capscrews (12), then remove
seven main bearing caps (13) from crankshaft
Remove and discard lower half of main bearings
(15) from bearing caps (13).
If necessary, remove fourteen ring dowels (16).
Use only nylon straps, or equivalent, to remove crankshaft
from cylinder block. Be sure that nothing hard contacts the
machined surfaces of the crankshaft. A scratched or
damaged crankshaft could cause premature engine failure.
7. REMOVE CRANKSHAFT (14).
Attach nylon or equivalent straps to the crankshaft
(14). The crankshaft assembly weighs
approximately 123 lb.
Be careful not to damage or scratch the crankshaft (14)
Attach lifting straps to a suitable hoist. Slowly and
carefully lift crankshaft (14) from the cylinder
Place crankshaft (14) in a clean, dry work area.
8. REMOVE UPPER HALF OF MAIN BEARINGS (17)
AND THRUST BEARING (18).
Remove and discard upper half of main bearings
(17) from main bearing positions 1 through 5