ENGINE - Continued
(13) Lubricate bearing shell with engine oil (Item 17, Appendix B).
(14) Install rod and liner assembly in block bore so that the identification number and letter on the connecting rod
face the outer edge of the cylinder block and the match marks on the liner and the block are in alinement.
(15) Guide the end of the connecting rod through the block bore carefully to avoid damaging or dislodging the
(16) Slide the piston, rod and liner assembly straight into the block bore until liner flange rests against insert in the
counterbore in block.
(17) Pull piston and connecting rod into the liner until upper bearing shell is firmly seated on crankshaft journal.
(18) Be sure the marks on the end of connecting rod cap bolts are parallel with each other to indicate proper
alinement of bolts in connecting rod.
The distance from the vertical center line of the connecting rod bolts to the edges of the rod are not equal.
When installing the piston and connecting rod assembly be sure that the narrow side of the two
connecting rods on the crankshaft journal are together to avoid cocking of the rod.
(19) Place lower bearing shell in connecting rod cap
Lower bearing shell is one with continuous oil groove from one parting line to the other.
(20) Lubricate bearing shell with engine oil (item 17, Appendix B).
(21) Install bearing cap and bearing shell on connecting rod with the identification numbers on the cap and the rod
adjacent to each other. Tighten nuts to 70 ft lb (95 Nm).
(22) Use hold down clamps J24565-02 to retain liners in place when the crankshaft Is rotated.
(23) Check connecting rod side clearance between each pair of connecting rods Clearance of new parts should
be from 0.008 - 0.016 in. (0.20 - 0.41 mm).
(24) Install remaining liner, piston and rod assemblies.
(25) After all liners are installed remove hold down clamps.
(26) Refer to para. 2-19.8 for INSTALLATION of cylinder head.