CONCTING RODS AND BEARINGS - REPLACE (Contd)
Bar crankshaft over so rod journal for piston and
connecting rod assembly being installed is at bottom
dead center (BDC).
Install piston (3) and connecting rod (6) assembly
through top of cylinder bore, using care not to damage
cylinder liner walls. Make sure that side of piston (3)
containing word, FRONT, faces front (fan end) of
Continue to push piston (3) into cylinder bore until top
of piston (3) is approximately 2 in. below top surface
of cylinder block.
Repeat above procedure until all six piston and
connecting rod assemblies are installed.
Obtain proper sized rod bearing set, according to rod
bearing clearance measurement, above.
Install new rod bearings (5) in
Apply light coat of Lubriplate 105 to rod bearing (5)
Grasp bottom of connecting rod (6) and pull downward
onto crankshaft rod journal.
Install bearing caps (2) with four-digit numbers (12)
stamped on bearing caps (2) and on connecting rods
(6), at parting line, towards oil cooler side of engine.