PISTONS AND CONNECTING RODS - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
Two washers (3)
Using 11/16-inch socket
rod screws (10)
and nuts (2)
wrench with 1/2-inch drive, screw
until snug. Tighten to 55 ft-lb
(75 N m) of torque.
Using same socket and torque wrench,
turn each nut an additional one-sixth
turn (one flat on nut).
Using 11/16-inch socket and ratchet
handle with 1/2-inch drive, unscrew
and take off.
Get rid of washers (3) and nuts (2).
Connecting rod (4)
Connecting rod bear- a.
and crankshaft (5)
ing cap (1) with
Plastic tape will
be stuck to either
bearing shell or crankshaft
Using markings on plastic gage
envelope, measure width of plastic gage
strip at its widest point (page 2-46).