ENGINE - Continued
(14) Snug up all bolts. Rap the caps sharply with a soft hammer to seat them correctly and torque all bolts, except
rear cap, to 260 ft lb (350 Nm). Be sure to start tightening in the sequence No. 2, No. 3, No. 1.
(15) Tighten rear cap bolts to 50 ft lb (68 Nm) and then strike both ends of crankshaft two or three times with a
soft hammer to ensure correct seating of the rear cap in the block saddle.
(16) Retorque all bearing cap bolts to 260 ft lb (350 Nm) working in sequence No. 3, No. 2, No. 4, No. 1.
(17) Install stabilizers bolts (1) and washers (2) and tighten to 75 ft lb (100 Nm).
(18) Check the crankshaft rotates freely. If not, remove and reinstall the crankshaft.
(19) Attach a dial indicator to the block so the plunger rests on the rear crankshaft flange. Using a 12 in. (30 mm)
pry bar, wedge the crankshaft toward and away from the dial indicator. Total end play should be between
0.004 - 0.011 in. (0.010 - 0.28 mm).
(20) Excess end play indicates wrong thrust washers installed, insufficient end play indicates a misalined rear
bearing or dirt or burr on the washer (4).
(21) Install the cylinder liner, piston and connecting rod as detailed in para. 3-8.9.
(22) Install the cylinder heads as detailed in para. 2-19.8.
(23) Install the flywheel housing (and gear train as required) as detailed in para. 3-8.6.
(24) Install the oil pump as detailed in para. 2-19.10.
(25) Install the oil pan as detailed in para. 2-19.11.
(26) Install other equipment removed as required and install engine in truck.